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Canton in the Parish of Llandaff

Church Records
Description and Travel
Directories
History
Public Records

Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

Canton contains three Anglican churches :-

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

  • Canton,St. John Ecclesiastical Parish records         "......... including registers of baptisms, 1858-1924; marriages, 1858-1927; banns, 1914-1968; service registers, 1861-1967; church organisations, 1895-1900; vestry minutes, 1864-183; terrier and inventory, 1906; parochial church council, 1920-1951"

 

Non Conformist Registers Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Conway Road, Wesleyan 1891-1922 - - ST 16577699

Description and Travel

Canton - on Wikipedia

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Cardiff, from Commercial and Trade Directories, for the years:-
1880 (Slater's Directory) (302k)

History

The Manor of Canton - from Cardiff Records, Volume II, Chapter I  NOTES ON THE MANORS OF THE CARDIFF DISTRICT . (Brtitish History Online)

James, Christopher. Memories of Canton, Cardiff, around 1900. Written pre 1974, here is a transcript of the article  contributed by Peter Meazey

Public Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

  • Canton Civil Parish records      " .... comprising vestry minutes book, 1883-1902"
    "The parish of Canton was created in 1858 from the parts of the parishes of Leckwith and Llandaff lying within the borough of Cardiff. The whole of the civil parish was incorporated into Cardiff County Borough in 1875"
  • Canton  Local Board of Health        "Minutes of Canton Local Board of Health, 1859-1875; and mortgage register, 1864-1869."

[Last Updated : 8 Nov 2008  - Gareth Hicks]