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Glamorgan Archives
Llangan Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P95CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llangan Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Llangan Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1688-1984

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (14 volumes, 2 plans, 7 papers, 3 booklets, 1 photocopy)

Name of creator(s): Llangan Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Llangan is an ancient parish within the western division of the rural deanery of Groneath Lower in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated approximately 3 miles north-west of Cowbridge in the hundred of Ogmore. The parish church is dedicated to St. canna and was restored in 1856.


Scope and content/abstract: Llangan Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1688-1978; marriages, 1725-1970; burials, 1708-1984; banns, 1824-1848; services, 1899-1940; glebe, 1941; churchwardens records, 1932-1955; miscellaneous and civil records, 1785-1860


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Llangan 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, 1962-1988


Existence and location of originals: Originals held at Glamorgan Archives

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

Related material: See also P95 (Llangan Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1721, 1723-45, 1747-1810, 1812-50, 1855-60 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);

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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