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Ewenny Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P92CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Ewenny Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Ewenny Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1714-1992

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.08 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Ewenny Ecclesiastical Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Ewenny is an ancient parish within the western division of the rural deanery of Lower Groneath in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated on the Ewenny River on the southern edge of Bridgend town in the Vale of Glamorgan and was formerly a detached part of St. Brideā€TMs Major parish. Its parish church is Ewenny Priory church, a fortified Benedictine foundation dedicated to St. Michael which dates from the 12th century.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Ewenny Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1714-1992; marriages, 1755-1970; burials, 1714-1942; churchwardens accounts, 1800-1876; civil records, 1858-1920; Priory of Ewenny a short history of the church, being part of an unidentified book.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Ewenny Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged by item

Conditions governing access: No Restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

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, 1977-2000

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: Originals held at the Glamorgan Record Office

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

Related material: See also P92 (Ewenny Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1721, 1723-1817, 1819-1867, 1870-98 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; www.ewenny.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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