Reference code(s): GB 0214 P89
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: St Bride's Major Civil Parish/Community Council Records
Short Title: St Bride's Major Civil Parish/Community Council, records
Creation date(s): 1706-1989
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: (8 bundles, 12 volumes, 26 files, 1 pamphlet, 1 paper and 11 booklets)
Name of creator(s): St Bride's Major Civil Parish; St Bride's Major Parish Council; St Bride's Major Community 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. In 1974, parish councils in Wales were replaced by community councils or town councils.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of St Bride's Major parish comprising tithe plan and apportionment, 1840; correspondence and accounts relating to Southerndown Reading Room, 1882; correspondence regarding Cimla Common, 1900-1901; allotment records, 1895-1943; surveyor of highway's account book, 1813-1877; overseer's account book, 1821-1831; declarations of acceptance of office of parish councillors, 1894-1940; Parish Council minutes, 1914-1980; financial records, 1918-1984; burial records, 1924-1981; clerk's files, 1927-1989; miscellaneous records, 1706-1981.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged by 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 http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition:
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