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Glamorgan Archives
Van civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P130

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Van Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Van civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1871-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.24 cubic metres (32 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Van Parish Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils 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. Van (Y Fan) civil parish was based on the Glamorgan part of the historic parish of Bedwas,the remainder of which lay in the county of Monmouth.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Van parish comprising vestry minute books, 1872-1906; assistant overseers rate books, 1871-1926; assistant overseers receipt and payment books, 1877-1921; assistant overseers valuation lists, 1884-1922; assistant overseers letter book, 1921-1927; Parish Council minute book, 1926-1966; declarations of acceptance of office, 1926-1958; correspondence, 1927-1972; general and special fund accounts, 1928-1954; financial records, 1911-1971; government circulars, 1933-1965.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

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 http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office, [1975].

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Van (Caerphilly, Wales) | Archives
Van (Caerphilly, Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Van (Caerphilly, Wales)
Van (Caerphilly, Wales) | Parish Council

Places
Bedwas (Wales)
Van (Caerphilly, Wales)

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