Reference code(s): GB 0214 P181CW
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Hirwaun Ecclesiastical Parish Records
Short Title: Hirwaun Ecclesiastical Parish Records
Creation date(s): 1858-1960
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (23 volumes, 15 papers, 1 booklet, 1 card and 1 bundle)
Name of creator(s): Hirwaun Ecclesiastical Parish
Administrative/Biographical history: Hiwaun is a modern parish within the rural deanery of Aberdare in the diocese of Llandaff. St. Lleurwg's church, Hirwaun, was first erected in 1858 as a chapel of ease to Aberdare and was restored in 1884. The ecclesiastical parish of Hirwaun was created in 1886 from the civil parishes of Aberdare in Glamorgan and Penderyn in the county of Brecon.
Scope and content/abstract: Hirwaun Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of baptisms, 1858-1944; marriages, 1884-1941; banns, 1899-1960; services, 1877-1919; marriages licences, 1919-1957; certificates, 1940-1957; terriers, 1910-1919; churchwardens accounts, 1897-1911; miscellaneous, 1858-1921; church affairs, 1886-1942; church organisations, c1905-1930
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Hirwaun Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged by item
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 http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
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, 1978
Existence and location of originals: Originals held at the Glamorgan Archives
Existence and location of copies: Facsimiles of parish registers available for public use at the Glamorgan Archives.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Archives 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