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Cowbridge Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P8CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cowbridge Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Cowbridge Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1718-1990

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.24 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Cowbridge Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Cowbridge is an ancient parish within the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated within the ancient parish of Llanblethian, approximately 13 miles West of Cardiff in the Vale of Glamorgan, it has 11 churches, including the church of St. Cross, which was formerly a chapel to Llanblethian.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Cowbridge Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1718-1923; burials, 1735-1928; marriages, 1753-1998; banns, 1894-1975; prechers books, 1905-1924; service, 1924-1990; licences, 1925; terrier, 1771; correspondence and papers relating to various topics, 1867-1965; parochial church council records, 1885-1980; vestry minute books, 1814-1893; church affairs, 1834-1948; civil records, 1713-1890; photograph, 19th century; plans, post 1790

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Cowbridge Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged by 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,1982-1997

ALLIED MATERIALS

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

Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers for public use at Glamorgan Record Office, also held at West Glamorgan Archive Service

Related material: See also P8 (Cowbridge Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishop's transcripts of Cowbridge parish for years 1721, 1724-31, 1733-7, 1739-46, 1748-1881 held at National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Microfiche copies held at the 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; www.cowbridgeparish.com

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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