West Glamorgan Archive Service

Swansea, St Nicholas-on-the-Hill (Townhill) Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 336 CW

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Title: Swansea, St Nicholas-on-the-Hill (Townhill) Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short title: Swansea, St Nicholas-on-the-Hill (Townhill) ecclesiastical parish records

Dates of creation: 1924-1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Swansea, St Jude Parish; Swansea, St Nicholas-on-the-Hill (Townhill) Parish


Administrative and biographical history: Situated in Townhill, Swansea, Glamorgan. Dedicated to Chapel of ease to St Jude, formed into a conventional district in 1933 and a parish in 1937. Includes Good Shepherd mission church, built c.. 1927, destroyed by bombing 1941.


Scope and content: Registers 1924-1989; papers relating to church property n.d. and 1950-1966; PCC minutes 1937-1973; Vestry minutes 1934-1972; Churchwardens' accounts 1937-1971; church organizations 1969-1980.


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 not expected

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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St Jude (Church : Swansea, Wales)

St Nicholas-on-the-Hill (Church : Swansea, Wales)