West Glamorgan Archive Service

Clydach Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 302 CW

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Title: Clydach Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short title: Clydach ecclesiastical Parish Records

Dates of creation: 1847-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Clydach Parish


Administrative and biographical history: Dedicated to St John the Baptist, consecrated 1847. Parish created out of Llangyfelach parish and part of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath (Ynysymond hamlet). Includes St Mary's, consecrated 1905, and St Michael and All Angels, Trebanos, c. 1894. Originally included All Saints, Pontardawe, built c. 1887, transferred to the parish of Llangiwg in 1903.


Scope and content: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1847-1982; PCC and Vestry minute books 1935-1978; Churchwardens' accounts 1937-1964; other records 1903-2000 including 'Millennium time capsule' relating to the activities of the church in 1999-2000.


Language/script: 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

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded


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 description: December 2005



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Personal names

Corporate names

Clydach (Swansea, Wales)

St John's Church (Clydach, Wales)

St Mary (Church : Clydach, Swansea, Wales)

St Michael (Church : Trebanos, Wales)