Bryngwyn and Llanarth Civil Parish Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Bryngwyn parish, 1811-1951, and Llanarth parish, 1826-1932.

Administrative / Biographical History

Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. The parishes of Bryngwyn and Llanarth were in the county of Monmouthshire. The civil parish of Bryngwyn was abolished in 1935 to create the parish of Llantilio Crossenny.

Arrangement

Arranged into two groups: Group one consists of Bryngwyn parish records; Group two consists of Llanarth parish records.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Rev. I. J. Richards, 1967.

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Bryngwyn Parish Records deposited in Monmouthshire Record Office by Rev. I. J. Richards, catalogue; Llanarth Parish Records deposited in Monmouthshire Record Office by Rev. I. J. Richards, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected