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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Michaelston Higher Parish and Community Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 75

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Michaelston Higher Parish and Community Council Records

Short Title: Michaelston Higher Parish and Community Council records

Creation date(s): 1934-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Michaelston Higher Parish Council; Michaelston Higher Community Council; Cwmafan Community Council


Administrative/Biographical history: The parish of Michaelston-super-Afan or Llanfihangel-ynys-Afan, was in the county of Glamorgan. Before 1911 the parish was split into two civil parishes, Michaelston Higher and Michaelston Lower. Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities from parish vestry meetings. The records can include minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Michaelston Higher Parish and Community Councils, 1934-2000, including minutes, 1934-1968; financial records, 1942-1983; correspondence, 1962-1982; Michaelston-super-Afan parish tithe plan and apportionment photocopies, [late 20th century]; Cwmafan Community Council history of Michaelston-super-Afan, 2000.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Michaelston-super-Avon; Michaelston Higher Parish Council; Cwmafan Community Council.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Michaelston, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005

Michaelston Higher (Wales). | Community Council | Archives
Michaelston Higher (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Michaelston Higher

Personal names

Corporate names
Michaelston Higher (Wales) | Community Council
Michaelston Higher (Wales) | Parish Council

Llanfihangel-ynys-Afan (Wales)
Michaelston Higher (Wales)

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