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Bonvilston Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P29CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Bonvilston Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Bonvilston Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1758-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.08 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): St. Marys Church, Bonvilston


Administrative/Biographical history: Bonvilston is an ancient parish within the rural deanery of Barry in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated south of the town of Llantrisant, between the parishes of St. Nicholas to the east and Llantrithyd and Llancarfan to the west. Its parish church is dedicated to St. Mary.


Scope and content/abstract: Bonvilston Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1761-1812; marriages, 1758-1812; burials, 1761-1812; churchwardens accounts and rates, 1826-1971; vestry minutes, 1845-1971; charities, 1850-1895; parochial church council minutes, 1920-1953


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Bonvilston 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 catallogue 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 the incumbent, 1983-1984


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 of parish registers also held at West Glamorgan Archive Service

Related material: See also P29 (Bonvilston Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1696, 1724-1817, 1819-24, 1826-42, 1845-55, 1857-81 held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Microfiche copy of Bishops transcripts held at the Glamorgan Record Office

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

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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