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Marcross Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P97CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Marcross Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Marcross Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1756-1997

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (8 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Holy Trinity Church, Marcross

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Marcross is an ancient parish within the western division of the rural deanery of Groneath Lower in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated approximately 8 miles south of Bridgend on the coastal boundary of the ancient county of Glamorgan and overlooks the town of Porlock on the Somerset side of the Bristol Channel. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity and was supposedly built in the 12th century.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Marcross Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of marriages, 1756-1997; baptisms, 1813-1986; burials, 1813-1986; banns, 1972-1983; services, 1948-1979

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Marcross 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 incumbents, 1978-1997

ALLIED MATERIALS

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

Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers available for public use at the Glamorgan Archives; Facsimiles also held at West Glamorgan Archive Service

Related material: See also P97 (Marcross Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1696, 1722-39, 1741-1870 held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth; Microfiche copy of Bishops transcripts held at the Glamorgan Archives

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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