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Gelligaer Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P2CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Gelligaer Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Gelligaer Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1754-1968

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.42 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): St. Mark's Church; St. Cattwg's Church

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Gelligaer is an ancient parish situated on the North-East corner of the diocese of Llandaff and includes the towns of Gelligaer, Bargoed and Pontlottyn. The parish is in the rural dean of Caerphilly and has an ancient church dedicated to St. Cattwg, whose registers date back to the beginning of the 18th century.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Gelligaer Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms,1813-1933; marriages, 1754-1929; burials, 1866-1922; indexes to marriage and burials registers; terriers, 1699-1866; records relating to glebe, 1808-1935; churchwardens accounts, 1816-1915; Brithdir chapelwardens account, 1853-1868; records of St. Margaret's church, 1907-1932; church restoration records, 1926-1932; civil parish and miscellaneous records, 1887-1920; extracts from missing parish registers: burials, 1708-1793; baptisms, 1759-1800

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Gelligaer Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged under item

Conditions governing access: No Restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record conditions apply

Finding aids: Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 the incumbents, 1976

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: Originals held at the Glamorgan Record Office

Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers held at West Glamorgan Archive Service; Microfiche copies of registers of baptisms, marriages and burials, 1707-1836 (with gaps), held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth; Microfiche copies of baptisms and burials, 1707-1800, marriages, 1707-1753 held at the Glamorgan Record Office

Related material: See also P2 (Gelligaer Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops transcripts for years 1696, 1717-18, 1724-1800, 1802-09, 1811-12, 1814-15, 1817-70 held at the National Library of Wales Aberystwyth; Microfiche copies, 1696-1837 held at Glamorgan Record Office

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Williams and Watts-Williams, Confrestri Plwyf Cymru/Parish Registers of Wales, (Aberystwyth, 2000); www.churchinwales.org.uk

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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