Reference code(s): GB 0214 P140CW
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Aberpergwm Ecclesiastical Parish records
Short Title: Aberpergwm Ecclesiastical Parish records
Creation date(s): 1837-1980
Level of description: Fonds
Name of creator(s): Aberpergwm Ecclesiastical Parish
Administrative/Biographical history: Aberpergwm is a modern parish within the western division of the rural deanery of Upper Groneath in the diocese of Llandaff. It was created in 1861 from the ancient parish of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath. It is situated approximately 10 miles north-east of Neath. The records here relate to Aberpergwm and St. Mary's Church, Blaengwrach, which was erected as a chapel of ease in the parish of Glyncorrwg and transferred to Aberpergwm in 1950. The parish church is dedicated to St. Cattwg.
Scope and content/abstract: Aberpergwm Ecclesiastical Parish records include registers of St. Cadocs, Aberpergwm and St. Marys, Blaengwrach of marriages, 1837-1981; baptisms, 1849-1986; banns, 1895-1987; burials, 1849-1981; services, 1940-1988; churchwardens records, 1924-1949; vestry minutes, 1863-1977; parochial church council minutes, 1920-1975; church affairs, 1935-1980; church organisations, 1937-1942; civil and miscellaneous records, 1926-1959;
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access: No Restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply
Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: deposited by the incumbent, 1976-1994
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.
Rules or conventions: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Archives finding aids; Williams and Watts-Williams, Confrestri Plwyf Cymru/Parish Registers of Wales, (Aberystwyth, 2000); www.churchinwales.org.uk
Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006.