Marcross Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Scope and Content

Marcross Ecclesiastical Parish records including registers of marriages, 1756-1997; baptisms, 18131986; burials, 1813-1986; banns, 1972-1983; services, 1948-1979

Administrative / Biographical History

Marcross is an ancient parish within the western division of the rural deanery of Groneath Lower in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated approximately 8 miles south of Bridgend on the coastal boundary of the ancient county of Glamorgan and overlooks the town of Porlock on the Somerset side of the Bristol Channel. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity and was supposedly built in the 12th century.


Marcross Ecclesiastical Parish records arranged by item

Access Information

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the incumbents, 1978-1997

Other Finding Aids

Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

Alternative Form Available

Originals held at the Glamorgan Record Office

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Williams and Watts-Williams, Confrestri Plwyf Cymru/Parish Registers of Wales, (Aberystwyth, 2000);

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record conditions apply

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed


Accruals are possible

Related Material

See also P97 (Marcross Civil Parish records)

Location of Originals

Originals held at the Glamorgan Record Office