West Glamorgan Archive Service

Sketty Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 316 CW

Held at:

Title: Sketty Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short title: Sketty ecclesiastical parish records

Dates of creation: 1850-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 2.7 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Sketty Parish


Administrative and biographical history: Dedicated to St Paul. Opened 1850 as a daughter church to St Mary's and formed into a parish in 1851. Includes Holy Trinity, Sketty Park, opened 1969, and (to 1966) All Souls, Tycoch/Carnglas, opened 1957.


Scope and content: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1850-1993; faculties and papers relating to church buildings 1878-1988; Vestry minutes 1876-1920; charity papers 1895; Churchwardens' accounts and other accounts 1853-1989; PCC minutes 1914-1988; parish magazines 1959-1996; correspondence files and memorabilia 1850-1986; church organizations 1911-1993; photographs 1869-1991; church history 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: 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



All Souls (Church : Ty-coch, Swansea, Wales) | Archives

Church records and registers | Wales | Sketty (Swansea)

Holy Trinity (Church : Sketty, Swansea, Wales) | Archives

Sketty (Swansea, Wales) | Archives

St Paul (Church : Sketty, Swansea, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

All Souls (Church : Ty-coch, Swansea, Wales)

Holy Trinity (Church : Sketty, Swansea, Wales)

Sketty (Swansea, Wales)

St Paul (Church : Sketty, Swansea, Wales)