West Glamorgan Archive Service

Swansea, St Peter (Cockett) Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 325 CW

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Title: Swansea, St Peter (Cockett) Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short title: Swansea, St Peter (Cockett) ecclesiastical parish records

Dates of creation: 1855-1998

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 2.7 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Swansea, St Peter (Cockett) Parish; Swansea, St Mary Parish


Administrative and biographical history: Church situated in the Cockett area of Swansea, Glamorgan. Parish formed from St Mary's in 1878. From it came Waunarlwydd, Swansea St Luke's (Cwmbwrla) and Caereithin. Includes St Illtyd's, Fforestfach (built 1897) and formerly St Deiniol's, Skomer Place, opened 1961, closed c. 1970).


Scope and content: Registers (including service and banns registers) 1856-1998; Churchwardens' accounts 1882-1978; Easter Vestry minutes 1920-1974; PCC and Church Council minutes 1909-1976; papers relating to church property and buildings (including deeds and licences) 1855-1857.


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 | Cockett (Swansea)

Church records and registers | Wales | Swansea

St Peter (Church : Cockett, Swansea, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

St Mary's Church (Swansea, Wales)

St Peter (Church : Cockett, Swansea, Wales)