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Glyncorrwg Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P72CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Glyncorrwg Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Glyncorrwg Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1702-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2.8 cubic metres (14 volumes, 1 paper)

Name of creator(s): Glyncorrwg Ecclesiastical Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Glyncorrwg is an ancient parish within the western division of the rural deanery of Upper Groneath in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated north of Port Talbot in the Afan Valley and includes the villages of Abergwynfi, Blaengwynfi, Cymmer and Blaengwrach. The parish church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and was rebuilt in 1907.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Glyncorrwg Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1813-1988; marriages, 1813-1971; burials, 1813-1940; banns, 1824-1923; churchwardens plans, c1906;

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Glyncorrwg 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, 1977-1993

ALLIED MATERIALS

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

Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers available for public use at the Glamorgan Record Office. Facsimiles of parish registers also held at West Glamorgan Archive Service

Related material: See also P72 (Glyncorrwg Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops Transcripts for the years 1721, 1723-8, 1730-61, 1763-1813, 1815-19, 1821-2, 1824-36, 1839-60 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); 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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