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Merthyr Dyfan Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P42CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Merthyr Dyfan Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Merthyr Dyfan Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1754-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (29 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Merthyr Dyfan Ecclesiastical Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Merthyr Dyfan is an ancient parish within the rural deanery of Barry in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated on the coast of the Bristol Channel next to Barry in the hundred of Dinas Powys. The parish church is dedicated to St. Dyfan.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Merthyr Dyfan Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of burials, 1813-1990; baptisms, 1813-1965; marriages, 1754-1980; registers of marriage for St. Paul's Church Barry, 1901-1991

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Merthyr Dyfan 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, 1991-1992

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: Originals held at the Glamorgan Archives and National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth combined

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 P42 (Merthyr Dyfan Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1724-43, 1745-65, 1767-1853, 1855-64, 1867-82, 1884-7; 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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