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Llanishen Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P55CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llanishen Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Llanishen Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1752-1962

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.24 cubic metres (33 volumes, 12 booklets, 1 parchment, 17 files, 68 papers, 7 bundles, 2 plans, 3 cards and 1 portfoli

Name of creator(s): Llanishen Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Llanishen is an ancient parish within the rural deanery of caerphilly in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated within the suburbs of the north-west of part of the city of Cardiff. Its parish church is dedicated to St. Isan.


Scope and content/abstract: Llanishen Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1752-1914; marriages, 1754-1939; burials, 1752-1914; banns, 1873-1926; services, 1888-1954; certificate counterfoils, 1900-1935; records relating to: glebe, 1901-1952; churchwardens, 1786-1937; faculties, 1892-1936; churchfixtures and fittings, 1907-1952; parochial church council, 1920-1953; church affairs, 1910-1934; miscellaneous affairs and organisations, 1919-1962; civil records, 1821-1935;


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Llanishen 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, 1978


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 P55 (Llanishen Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1717, 1724-57, 1759-99, 1801-27, 1829-30, 1832, 1834-43, 1845-62, 1864-85 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: January 2006


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