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Caerphilly Ecclesiastical Parish records

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

ACCESS AND USE

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

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, 1976

ALLIED MATERIALS

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.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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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