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Rhydygwern Civil Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P128

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Rhydygwern Civil Parish records

Short Title: Rhydygwern Civil Parish records

Creation date(s): 1926-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (2 files, 4 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Rhydygwern Parish; Rhydygwern Community Council; Rhydygwern Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parishes were established by the Local Government Act 1894. The civil parishes took over some responsibilities previously administered by the parish vestry. Rhydygwern (Rhyd-gwern) Civil Parish was formerly part of Machen ecclesiastical parish, most of which lay in co. Monmouth. In 1974, parish councils in Wales were replaced by community councils or town councils. Rhydygwern parish/community council, in Machen, Monmouthmouthshire, was dissolved in March 1985


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Rhydygwern Civil Parish comprising parish council and parish meeting minutes, 1964-1985; balance of accounts, 1955-1985, rate book, 1926.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rhydygwern parish/community council, 1985



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris and amended by Annabel Wickham for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006

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