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St Andrews Major civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P27

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: St Andrews Major Civil Parish Records

Short Title: St Andrews Major civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1840-1966

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.16 cubic metres (1 photocopy, 2 plans, 8 files, 27 volumes, 2 envelopes, 5 papers and 3 booklets)

Name of creator(s): St Andrews Major Parish; St Andrews Major Parish Council; Dinas Powis Free Library


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parishes were established by the Local Government Act 1894. The civil parishes took over some responsibilities previously administered by the (ecclesiastical) parish vestry. In 1974, parish councils in Wales were replaced by community councils or town councils.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of St Andrews Major parish comprising tithe plan and apportionment, 1840; overseer's rate account, 1854; highway surveyor's accounts, 1853-1879; overseer's valuation, 1866; overseer's rate collection monthly statement book, 1886-1892; assistant overseer's receipt and payment books, 1891-1927; vestry minute book, 1862-1894; Parish Council minute books, 1894-1973; Parish Council committee minute books, 1910-1964; Parish Council chairman's agenda book, 1941-1961;correspondence, 1894-1907; miscellaneous records and papers, 1894-1977.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals maybe restricted in accordance with Data Protection 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

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


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office from various sources, [1956]-2013.



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris 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: August 2005

St Andrews Major (Wales) | Archives
St Andrews Major (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

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Dinas Powis Free Library
St Andrews Major (Wales)
St Andrews Major (Wales) | Parish Council

Dinas Powis (Wales)
St Andrews Major (Wales)

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