Powys County Archives Office

Radnorshire Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/EP

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Title: Radnorshire Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short title: Radnorshire ecclesiastical parish records (Beguildy, Llandegley, and Llangunllo)

Dates of creation: 1693-1880

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.06 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Beguildy Parish; Llandegley Parish; Llangunllo Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Until 1923, the county of Radnorshire fell within the Church in Wales (formerly Church of England) Diocese of St David's, and included the parishes of Beguildy, Llandegley and Llangunllo. The reorganisation of 1923 created the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, which comprised the counties of Brecknockshire, Radnorshire, the city of Swansea and the Gower Peninsula.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records from ecclesiastical parishes in Radnorshire, 1693-1880, including drawings and plans relating to Llandegley Church, 1874-1875; Llangunllo parish churchwarden's accounts and Poor Law records, 1693-1880; and Beguildy parish poor rate assessment book, 1838-1841.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into three groups: Llandegley Church drawings and plans; Llangunllo parish records; and Beguildy parish poor rate assessment book.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposits and purchase

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Ecclesiastical parish records, catalogues; The Church in Wales, Swansea and Brecon Diocese homepage, (http://www.churchinwales.org.uk/swanbrec/index.html), viewed 2 March 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: March 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Beguildy (Wales) | Archives

Church records and registers | Wales | Powys

Llandegley (Wales) | Archives

Llangunllo (Wales) | Archives

Poor laws | Wales | Powys | Administration

Personal names

Corporate names

Beguildy (Wales)

Llandegley (Wales)

Llangunllo (Wales)

Places

Beguildy

Llandegley

Llangunllo