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Glamorgan Archives
Penmark Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P47CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Penmark Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Penmark Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1751-1976

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (19 volumes, 8 papers, 12 bundles, 5 plans, and 1 parchment)

Name of creator(s): Penmark Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Penmark is an ancient parish within the rural deanery of Barry in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated south of the parish of Llancarfan on the coast of the Bristol Channel and includes the villages of Penmark and Rhoose. The parish church is dedicated to St. Mark.


Scope and content/abstract: Penmark Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1751-1972; marriages, 1751-1970; burials, 1751-1985; banns, 1939-1980; services, 1940-1976; records relating to: overseers, 1800-1836; property, 1805-1923; chruchwardens, 1862-1891; church affairs, 1969-1981; vestry, 1859-1967; civil and miscellaneous records, 1804-1924


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Penmark 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,1981-1985


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 P47 (Penmark Civil Parish records)


Note: Bishops transcripts for the years 1696, 1724-46, 1748-56, 1758-70, 1772-1861, 1863-6, 1868, 1873-87, 1890 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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