ANW logo

Archives Network Wales

Search the collections:        Search help | Advanced search   | Browse by repository

Browse the indices: Combined(searchable) Personal names Corporate names Places Subjects



[New to Archives?]

[Family history]

[Admin menu]

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Gwent Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details

Gwent Archives
Dingestow parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D474

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Dingestow Parish Records

Short Title: Dingestow parish records

Creation date(s): 1826-1911

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (4 items)

Name of creator(s): Dingestow Civil Parish; Dingestow Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: During the late Middle Ages the parish became increasingly important as a unit of civil administration. From the 16th century unpaid parish officers were responsible for keeping the peace, repairing roads and assisting the poor, by means of a rate levied on the inhabitants of the parish. Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities from parish vestry meetings. The parish of Dingestow was in the county of Monmouthshire, until local government reorganisation in 1974, when it became part of Gwent.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the parish of Dingestow, 1826-1911, including Overseers' records, 1826-1868; minutes of vestry meetings, 1864-1911.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Accounts of Overseers' disbursements; Book of Overseers' accounts; Minutes of vestry meetings and vicars' offertory accounts; Award of rent charge in lieu of tithes with map.

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.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded


Related material: Further material relating to Dingestow parish is Gwent Record Office, D2594.


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: Gwent Record Office, Parish of Dingestow, List of parochial records, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006

Dingestow (Wales) | Archives
Parishes (Local government) | Wales | Dingestow

Personal names

Corporate names
Dingestow (Wales)
Dingestow (Wales) | Parish Council

Dingestow (Wales)

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Gwent Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details