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Gwent Archives
Church in Wales, Diocese of Monmouth, parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D/Pa 1-21, 23-97, 99-149

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Church in Wales Parish Records of the Diocese of Monmouth

Short Title: Church in Wales, Diocese of Monmouth, parish records

Creation date(s): [16th century]-[20th century]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Church in Wales. Diocese of Monmouth

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Diocese of Monmouth was the first diocese to be created by the Disestablished Church in Wales in 1921 and was formed from the Archdeaconry of Monmouth in the old Diocese of Llandaff. The Archdeaconry of Monmouth was created in 1844 and was mainly comprised of the historic county of Monmouthshire. For administrative purposes the diocese was divided into archdeaconries, rural deaneries and parishes.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to the Diocese of Monmouth and Diocese of Llandaff, [16th century]-[20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The main archive of the Diocese of Llandaff are National Library of Wales, Llandaff Diocese.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Church in Wales, Diocese of Monmouth, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997); A Short History of the Diocese of Monmouth (www.churchinwales.org.uk/monmouth/diocese/history), viewed 4 October 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Church in Wales. | Diocese of Monmouth | Archives
Church of England. | Diocese of Llandaff | Archives
Church records and registers | Wales | Blaenau Gwent
Church records and registers | Wales | Monmouthshire
Church records and registers | Wales | Newport
Church records and registers | Wales | Torfaen

Personal names

Corporate names
Church in Wales | Diocese of Monmouth
Church of England | Diocese of Llandaff

Places
Blaenau Gwent (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Newport (Wales)
Torfaen (Wales)

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