Cardiff Registers of Births, Records.

Scope and Content

Covering hospitals including St David's and Cardiff Royal Infirmary, nursing homes and private addresses in Cardiff. Registers record date notification received, name and residence of mother, place, date and time of birth, gender, whether born living or dead, weight at birth, whether premature or full-term, involvement of medical practitioner, whether anaesthetic administered and by whom notified.


Chronological within record series.

Access Information

Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and GA policy.

Acquisition Information

Registers received from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Mar 2017

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

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

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.