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

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.

Administrative / 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.


Ecclesiastical records are arranged into Incumbent's records, PCC records, Churchwardens' records and church affairs.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Ecclesiastical Parishes, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names