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Glamorgan Archives
Canton, St. John Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P150CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Canton, St. John Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Canton, St. John Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1858-1968

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Canton, St. John Ecclesiastical Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Canton, St. John is a modern parish within the rural deanery, archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaff. It is located in a former rural area lying to the west of Cardiff which was encompassed into the borough of Cardiff in 1871. It was formed from Llandaff parish in 1858. The parish church is dedicated to St. John.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Canton, St. John Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1858-1924; marriages, 1858-1927; banns, 1914-1968; service registers, 1861-1967; church organisations, 1895-1900; vestry minutes, 1864-183; terrier and inventory, 1906; parochial church council, 1920-1951

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Canton, St. John 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, 1977

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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