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Monknash Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P100CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Monknash Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Monknash Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1754-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (6 volumes, 2 papers)

Name of creator(s): Monknash Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Monknash is an ancient parish within the western division of the rural deanery of Groneath Lower in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated close to the sea, seven miles from Bridgend in the hundred of Ogmore. Its parish church is dedicated to St. Mary and was partially restored in 1888-1889.


Scope and content/abstract: Monknash Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of marriages, 1754-1987; baptisms, 1813-1987; burials, 1813-1987; services, 1925-1961


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Monknash 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, 1967-1988


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 P100 (Monknash Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1721, 1723-7, 1730-7, 1739-40, 1745, 1747-8, 1750-1820, 1822-45, 1848-62, 1865, 1869-74 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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