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Wenvoe civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P51

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Wenvoe Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Wenvoe civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1804-1927

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.027 cubic metres (6 volumes, 3 papers and 1 plan)

Name of creator(s): Wenvoe Parish; Wenvoe Parish Council


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.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Wenvoe parish comprising overseers of the poor rate and account book, 1804-1856; overseers rate books, 1838-1841; assistant overseers rate books, 1875-1926; highway surveyors rate book, 1832-1833; tithe rent charge lists, [c. 1840]; assistant overseers receipt and payment book, 1906-1927; tithe plan and apportionment, 1842; charity commissioners letter, 1898.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by deposit

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Wenvoe Parish, 1950-1985.



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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