Reference code(s): GB 0214 P148CW
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Caerphilly Ecclesiastical Parish records
Short Title: Caerphilly Ecclesiastical Parish records
Creation date(s): 1834-2000
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.008 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Caerphilly Ecclesiastical Parish
Administrative/Biographical history: Caerphilly is a modern parish within the rural deanery of Caerphilly in the diocese of Llandaff. It was formed from part of the ancient parishes of Bedwas and Eglwysilan in 1850. The parish church, dedicated to St. Martin, was built and consecrated in 1879, with a bell tower being added in 1991. St. Catherine's Church was rebuilt and reconsecrated in 2000.
Scope and content/abstract: Caerphilly Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1834-1924; marriages, 1813-1925; burials, 1822-1923; banns, 1868-1915; pwllypant mission chapel baptisms, 1899-1902; St Catherines church miscellaneous records, 2000
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Caerphilly Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged chronologically by record series
Conditions governing access: No Restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply
Finding aids: Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office
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
Existence and location of originals: Originals held at the Glamorgan Record Office
Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers available for public use 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