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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Penmaen ecclesiastical parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 116 CW

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Penmaen Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Penmaen ecclesiastical parish records

Creation date(s): 1765-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.5 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Penmaen Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Dedicated to St John the Baptist. Ancient church. Currently joint with Oxwich and Nicholaston.


Scope and content/abstract: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1765-1985; Churchwardens' accounts 1820-1962; papers relating to church property and fabric 1822-1972; PCC minutes and related papers 1920-1960; Vestry minutes 1838-1895; miscellaneous 1894- 1939.


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


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 | Penmaen (Swansea)
Penmaen (Wales) | Archives
St John Baptist (Church : Penmaen, Swansea, Wales) | Archives

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Penmaen (Swansea, Wales)
St John Baptist (Church : Penmaen, Swansea, Wales)

Penmaen (Swansea, Wales)

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