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Merthyr Mawr Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P99CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Merthyr Mawr Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Merthyr Mawr Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1749-1981

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (232 papers, 14 volumes, 7 booklets, 1 parchment, 8 bundles, 1 plan, 1 file)

Name of creator(s): Merthyr Mawr Ecclesiastical Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Merthyr Mawr is an ancient parish within the eastern division of the rural deanery of Groneath Upper in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated on the River Ogmore, approximately one and a half miles from Bridgend in the hundred of Ogmore. The parish church is dedicated to St. Treilaw.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Merthyr Mawr Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1749-1981; burials, 1749-1988; marriages, 1756-1970; banns, 1823-1988; services, 1900-1954; records relating to: property, 1856-1920; churchwardens, 1768-1931; miscellaneous and civil matters, 1767-1934; parochial church council, 1926

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Merthyr Mawr 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

ALLIED MATERIALS

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 P99 (Merthyr Mawr Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1696, 1721, 1723-1874 held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth; Microfiche copy of Bishops transcripts held at the Glamorgan Archives.

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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