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
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.
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
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
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, 1977
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