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Glamorgan Archives
St Bride's Major Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P89CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: St Bride's Major Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: St Bride's Major Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1723-1998

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (19 volumes)

Name of creator(s): St. Bride's Major Ecclesiastical Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: St. Bride's Major is an ancient parish within the rural deanery of Groneath in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated south of Bridgend on the Bristol Channel coast. The 12th century parish church is dedicated to St. Bridget, a 5th century saint from Kildare in Ireland.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: St. Bride's Major Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1723-1992; marriages, 1723-1998; burials, 1723-1955; banns, 1847-1961; services, 1952-1988; civil records, 1774-1848

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: St. Bride's Major 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, 1993

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 P89 (St. Bride's Major Civil Parish records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1721, 1723-1864 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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