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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Callwen ecclesiastical parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 301 CW

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Callwen Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Callwen ecclesiastical parish records

Creation date(s): 1685-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.5 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Defynnog Parish; Callwen Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Dedicated to St Callwen until c. 1868, also known as Capel Colwyn or St Colwen's. Re-dedicated to St John the Baptist between 1964 and 1965. Originally a chapel of ease to Defynnog, became a separate parish c. 1868. Currently joint with Abercrave and Coelbren.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1685-1971; PCC minutes 1953-1973; Churchwardens' account books 1826-1919; other records 1920-1986.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Ecclesiastical records are arranged into Incumbent's records, PCC records, Churchwardens' records and church affairs.

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. A detailed list at item level is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of copies: Copies have been made of all baptism, marriage and burial registers for use in the West Glamorgan Archive Service searchroom, and a separate list exists for these.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Ecclesiastical Parishes, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Callwen (Wales) | Archives
Church records and registers | Wales | Callwen
Church records and registers | Wales | Defynnog
Defynnog (Wales) | Archives
St Callwen (Church : Callwen, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Callwen (Wales)
Defynnog (Wales)
St Callwen (Church : Callwen, Wales)

Places
Callwen (Wales)
Defynnog (Wales)

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