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 http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed
Accruals: Accruals are possible
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