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Ystradowen civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P26

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Ystradowen Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Ystradowen civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1785-1895

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (4 volumes, 1 plan, 37 papers and 17mm)

Name of creator(s): Ystradowen Parish


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 Ystradowen parish comprising overseers account books, 1785-1895; agricultural notebook, 1873-1891; tithe plan and apportionment, 1848; bastardy bonds, 1793-1813; charity records, 1858-1893; churchwardens rates, 1860-1867; miscellaneous papers, 1842-1892.


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 private individuals, 1948-1966.



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris and amended by Annabel Wickham 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: February 2006

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