Caerleon Civil Parish Records

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Caerleon Civil Parish.
Caerleon Civil Parish Records
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Biographical/Historical note

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. Caerleon parish was in the county of Monmouthshire until 1974.

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Scope and Contents note

Records of Caerleon parish, 1789-1888, including Churchwardens' accounts and assessments, 1789-1834; Overseers of the Poor accounts and assessments, 1829-1844; parish meeting minute books, 1849-1888; watching and lighting accounts, 1849-1872; appointment rolls, 1877-1884; nuisance removal and disease prevention acts, 1848-1859; church repair and maintenance records, 1862-1881.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Gwent Archives

Conditions Governing Access note

Usual conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply.

Accruals note

Accruals are not expected.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note


Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Civil Parish Records-Wales-Monmouthshire

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Other Finding Aids note

A hard copy catalogue is available at Gwent Archives.

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Collection Inventory

 D449 Caerleon Parish, Churchwardens, Accounts and Assessments 1789-1834 

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 D449 Caerleon Parish, Overseers of the Poor, Accounts and Assessments 1829-1844 

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 D449 Caerlon Parish, Parish meeting minute book (incl. Highways, Overseers, Constables, rates, churchwardens, charities, lighting, commons, nuisances, water supply, restoration of parish church, church seating, gas lighting, local Govt. Act. 1858 (1872), Volunteer Artillery Drill Hall, reading room and house of residence (1875), church yard and church clock. (1865 list of subscriptions for restoration of parish church and particulars of expenditure) 1849-1888 

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 D449 Caerleon Parish Minute book (incl.) Proceedings under Watching and Lighting Act, 1833 and of the appointed Inspectors. 1853-1858, 1864, 1869-1872. Polls for the appointment of Assistanct Overseer, 1877: for representative Governors of William Charity, 1978: for election of Local Board Members, 1884. Nuisance Removal and Diseases Prevention Acts, 1848 and 1849, 1859. Repair of churchyard wall, 1862: roof of Caerleon chancel, 1867; interior of church tower and recasting five bells to make six, 1881 1833-1884 

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