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St Athan civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P7

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: St Athan Civil Parish Records

Short Title: St Athan civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1841-1894

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.023 cubic metres (19 volumes, 21 papers, 4 files, 1 plan and 14mm)

Name of creator(s): St Athan Parish; St Athan 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 (ecclesiastical) parish vestry.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of St Athan parish including vestry minute book, 1855-1894; overseer's rate book, 1878-1893; overseer's receipt and payment book, 1870-1883; tithe plan and apportionment, 1841; miscellaneous papers, 1883-1909.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

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 by the Rector of St Athan, [1950].


Related material: Glamorgan Archives, CLRJ/P/6-21, St Athan parish overseer's receipt and payment book, 1883-1901; rate book, 1883-1884; poor rate receipt books, 1884-1889; Bridgend and Cowbridge Union collector's monthly statements, 1886-1887; parish school rate receipts, 1895, 1896; poor rate collecting and deposit books, 1890-1896 and 1901-1905; parish council minutes book, 1899-1907


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

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