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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Llansamlet ecclesiastical parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 60 CW

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Llansamlet Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Llansamlet ecclesiastical parish records

Creation date(s): 1704-1992

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2.1 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Llansamlet Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Dedicated to St Samlet. Ancient parish, from which came Glantawe and Kilvey (q.v.). Includes St John's, Birchgrove (built 1890-1891) and St Paul's, Glais (built 1881).


Scope and content/abstract: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1704-1992; Churchwardens' accounts 1780-1963; papers relating to church buildings (including plans) 1874-1953; PCC and Vestry minutes 1818-1972; papers relating to charities and bequests 1874-1954; deeds and leases of church property 1879-1947; electoral roll 1920-1939; church organizations 1910-1955; deposited plans of railways, canals, waterworks and harbours in and near Llansamlet parish 1835-1892 and n.d.; miscellaneous 1870-1960.


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.


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.


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


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: January 2006

Church records and registers | Wales | Llansamlet
Llansamlet (Wales) | Archives
St John (Church : Llansamlet, Wales) | Archives
St Paul (Church : Glais, Wales) | Archives
St Samlet (Church : Llansamlet, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Llansamlet (Wales)
St John (Church : Llansamlet, Wales)
St Paul (Church : Glais, Wales)
St Samlet (Church : Llansamlet, Wales)

Llansamlet (Wales)

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