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Lavernock Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P39CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Lavernock Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Lavernock Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1769-1964

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (5 volumes, 3 papers and 1 sheet)

Name of creator(s): Lavernock Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Lavernock is an ancient parish within the rural deanery of Penarth in the diocese of Llandaff. The parish was originally annexed to the parish of Penarth and lies in the hundred of Dinas Powys. It is situated on the coast of the Bristol Channel in the Vale of Glamorgan. The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence.


Scope and content/abstract: Lavernock Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1769-1956; marriages, 1769-1902; burials, 1778-1964; parish transcripts, made in 1980


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Lavernock 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


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, 1976-2003


Existence and location of originals: Originals held at Glamorgan Archives

Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers available for public use at the Glamorgan Record Office.

Related material: See also P39 (Lavernock Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1724-7, 1729-1830, 1832-73, 1875-6, 1878-9, 1881, 1883 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 Record Office 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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