West Glamorgan Archive Service

Loughor Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 112 CW

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Title: Loughor Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short title: Loughor ecclesiastical parish records

Dates of creation: 1717-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Loughor Parish


Administrative and biographical history: Dedicated to St Michael. Ancient parish, from which came Gowerton. Includes St Paul's mission church, Garden Village, built 1915, and St David's, opened 1928.


Scope and content: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1717-1994; papers relating to tithes and church property 1841-1924; papers relating to church building and restoration 1884-1946; Vestry minutes and Churchwardens' accounts 1865-1906; papers relating to church school 1835-1918.


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: 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 description: January 2006



Church records and registers | Wales | Loughor

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St David's Church (Loughor, Wales) | Archives

St Michael (Church : Loughor, Wales) | Archives

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Loughor (Wales)

St David's Church (Loughor, Wales)

St Michael (Church : Loughor, Wales)