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Llanblethian Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P13CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llanblethian Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Llanblethian Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1661-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (24 volumes, 183 booklets, 1 bundle, 2 papers and 2 photographs)

Name of creator(s): St. Blethian's Church; St. John's Church, Llanblethian

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Llanblethian is an ancient parish that surrounds the parish and village of Cowbridge in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated in the Vale of Glamorgan. Its parish church is dedicated St. Blethian.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Llanblethian Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1661-1992; marriages, 1664-1971; burials, 1661-1893; banns, 1823-1990; confirmations, 1904-1955; services, 1914-1954; churchwardens accounts, 1826-1960; pictoral records, 19th century; records of charities, 1880-1890; church affairs, 1968-1990; parochial and civil records, 1859-1994

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Llanblethian Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged by item

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

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 incumbent, 1950-2000

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: Originals held at the Glamorgan Archives

Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers are available for public use at the Glamorgan Archives; Facsimiles of parish registers also held at West Glamorgan Archive Service; Facsimile of combined register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1661-1837 held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops Transcripts for the years 1696, 1721, 1723-31, 1733-45, 1747-1879, 1881 are held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth; Microfiches copy of Bishop's transcripts 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

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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