Canton Civil Parish Records

Scope and Content

Canton parish vestry minute book, 1883-1902.

Administrative / Biographical History

Civil parishes were established by the Local Government Act 1894. The civil parishes took over some responsibilities previously administered by the (ecclesiastical) parish vestry. The parish of Canton was created in 1858 from the parts of the parishes of Leckwith and Llandaff lying within the borough of Cardiff. The whole of the civil parish was incorporated into Cardiff County Borough in 1875.


Arranged by deposit

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office, [1970s]

Other Finding Aids

A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office

Archivist's Note

Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.


Accruals are possible.

Geographical Names