West Glamorgan Archive Service

Swansea, Christ Church Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 317 CW

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Title: Swansea, Christ Church Parish Records

Short title: Swansea, Christ Church parish records

Dates of creation: 1869-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Swansea, Christ Church Parish


Administrative and biographical history: The church is situated on Oystermouth Road in the Sandfields area of Swansea, Glamorgan. Built before 1872; parish formed in 1874 from St Mary's. Formerly included a daughter church, St Faith's.


Scope and content: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1872-1971; papers relating to church property and buildings (including deeds and faculties) 1874-1938; Churchwardens' accounts 1872-1907; church organizations 1887-1926; school records 1864-1875; miscellaneous 1889.


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



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