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Gwent Archives
Caerleon civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D449

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Caerleon Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Caerleon civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1789-1888

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Caerleon Civil Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Caerleon parish was in the county of Monmouthshire until 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Caerleon parish, 1789-1888, including Churchwardens' accounts and assessments, 1789-1834; Overseers of the Poor accounts and assessments, 1829-1844; parish meeting minute books, 1849-1888; watching and lighting accounts, 1849-1872; appointment rolls, 1877-1884; nuisance removal and disease prevention acts, 1848-1859; church repair and maintenance records, 1862-1881.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Churchwardens' accounts and assessments; Overseers' of the Poor accounts and assessments; Parish meeting minute book; Minute book.

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: Deposited by R. H. Green, c.1964.



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, List of books deposited by R. H. Green, Esq. in the Monmouthshire Record Office, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006

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