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West Glamorgan Archive Service

County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot, Neath Register Office Records

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Title: County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot, Neath Register Office Records

Short title: County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot, Neath Register Office, records

Dates of creation: 1864-1966

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot, Neath Register Office

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot, Neath Register Office

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records relating to the County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot, Neath Register Office, West Glamorgan, 1864-1966, including Borough of Neath Superintendent Registrar's papers, 1864-1966; orders of appointment to districts that have been vacant for more than 14 days, 1887-1919; registrar's Attendance Forms, concerning William Williams; 1899-1902; appointments of Deputy Superintendent Registrars, performed by James Gandy, Superintendent Registrar, 1900-1914; appointments of Deputy Registrars, 1887-1925; certificates appointing an Authorised Person to register marriages, 1899-1953; records concerning the registration of Places of Worship to be used for the solemnisation of marriages, 1864-1960; correspondence of J. Kempthorne, Superintendent Registrar, Neath, 1888-1909; and miscellaneous ephemera, 1875-1900; records concerning the 1931, 1951 and 1966 Census in Neath, 1931-1966.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Borough of Neath Superintendent Registrar's papers; orders of appointment to districts that have been vacant for more than 14 days; Registrar's attendance forms, concerning William Williams of 11 Parade Buildings, Neath; appointments of Deputy Superintendent Registrars, performed by James Gandy, Superintendent Registrar; appointments of Deputy Registrars; certificates appointing an Authorised Person to register marriages; records concerning the registration of Places of Worship to be used for the solemnisation of marriages. Correspondence of J. Kempthorne, Superintendent Registrar, Neath, 1888-1909 Miscellaneous ephemera, 1875-1900 498 Records concerning the 1931, 1951 and 1966 Census in Neath, 1931-1966 502 505

Conditions governing access: 30-year rule

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.
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ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot, Neath Register Office Records, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: August 2005


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Neath Port Talbot