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Radyr Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P66CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Radyr Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Radyr Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1725-1963

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (27 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Radyr Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Radyr is an ancient parish within the rural deanery, archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaff. It is situated north of Cardiff in the hundred of Miskin and is separated from Whitchurch Parish by the river Taff. The Parish church, located in Danescourt, is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. In 1904 a second church was built in Radyr, Christ Church, which was completed in 1910.


Scope and content/abstract: Radyr Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1725-1994; marriages, 1754-1957; burials, 1813-1926; banns, 1824-1865; services, 1892-1927; micellaneous and civil records, 1773-1926; churchwardens accounts, 1740-1921; vestry and parochial church council, 1871-1954


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Radyr 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, 1980-1994


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 P66 (Radyr Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1717, 1724-45, 1747-1829, 1832-76 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);;

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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