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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Gorseinon ecclesiastical parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 305 CW

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Gorseinon Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Gorseinon ecclesiastical parish records

Creation date(s): 1883-2001

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1.2 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Gorseinon Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Dedicated to St Catherine. Parish formed from Llandeilo Talybont, 1913. Formerly included Holy Trinity, built 1883 as a mission church in the parish of Llandeilo Talybont, which was transferred to Gorseinon parish in 1914; closed in 1979 and was later demolished.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1883-1999; Churchwardens' accounts and records relating to church fabric 1881-1993; PCC minutes 1963-1993; church history 1983; parish magazines 1898-2001; photographs of the church and its members, c. 1900-1990s; orders of service and other records, n.d., early 20th cent.-1997.

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.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

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
Church records and registers | Wales | Gorseinon
Gorseinon (Wales) | Archives
Llandeilo Tal-y-bont (Wales) | Archives
St Catherine (Church : Gorseinon, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Gorseinon (Wales)
Llandeilo Tal-y-bont (Wales)
St Catherine (Church : Gorseinon, Wales)

Places
Gorseinon (Wales)
Llandeilo Tal-y-bont (Wales)

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