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Llantrisant Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P62CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llantrisant Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Llantrisant Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1728-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (49 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Llantrisant Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Llantrisant is an ancient parish within the rural deanery, archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaff. It is a large parish situated at the base of the Rhondda Valley, approximately 11 miles north west of Cardiff and includes the towns of Pontyclun and Miskin to the south and Tonyrefail to the north. The parish church was rebuilt in Norman style around 1246 is dedicated to three saints: Illtyd, Gwynno and Dyfodwg. The parish also encompasses St. Davids church, Miskin and St. Michael's church, Beddau


Scope and content/abstract: Llantrisant Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of offers, 1903-1933; services, 1939-1972; baptisms, 1728-1962; marriages, 1724-1939; burials, 1728-1908; preachers book, 1911-1917; records relating to: church affairs, 1890-1978;


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Llantrisant 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, 1947-1987


Existence and location of originals: Originals held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth and the Glamorgan Archives 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 P62 (Llantrisant Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1717-18, 1724-1882 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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