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Glyntaff Ecclesiastical Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P178CW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Glyntaff Ecclesiastical Parish records

Short Title: Glyntaff Ecclesiastical Parish records

Creation date(s): 1848-2002

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (8 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Glyntaff Ecclesiastical Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Glyntaff is a modern parish within the rural deanery of Caerphilly in the diocese of Llandaff. The parish originally laid within the parish of Eglwysilan. Records of baptisms and burials at the church can be found in the Eglwysilan registers from 1838 until 1848, when Glyntaff formed a separate parish. The new parish included parts of Eglwysilan, Llantwit Fardre and Llanwonno. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, was erected in 1841.


Scope and content/abstract: Glyntaff Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1848-1952; marriages, 1848-1981; burials, 1848-2002; banns, 1904-1948; services, 1907-1939; parochial church council; 1924-1930


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Glyntaff Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: No Restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


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, 1991-2003


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 Archives Catalogue; Williams and Watts-Williams, Confrestri Plwyf Cymru/Parish Registers of Wales, (Aberystwyth, 2000);

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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