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Denbighshire Record Office
Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 PCD/7

Held at: Denbighshire Record Office

Title: Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council Records

Short Title: Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council records

Creation date(s): 1882-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.27cubic metres (34 items)

Name of creator(s): Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. The records can include minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. The parish of Betws-yn-Rhos was in the county of Denbighshire prior to the 1974 reorganization, then in Clwyd, and is located close to the town of Abergele. It is now in Conwy County Borough. The parish was a member of St Asaph Poor Law Union.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council, 1882-1974, including minute books, 1894-1974; receipt and payment books, 1896-1962; financial statements, 1900-1924; book of declarations of parish councillors, 1895-1925; plans, 1899-1900; rate books, 1903-[c. 1920]; valuation lists, 1899-1925; overseers' receipt and payment books, 1882-1923; collecting and depositing books, 1902-1920; and notices of payment of poor rate, 1909-1916.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council.

Conditions governing access: Access to some documents within this collection may be restricted under Data Protection legislation. Please contact Denbighshire Record Office for further information.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Denbighshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Denbighshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Clerk to the Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council, Denbighshire, 1937; the Clerk to the Betws-yn-Rhos Community Council, Clwyd, 1974.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier records relating to St Asaph Poor Law Union, transferred to the Parish Council.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Catalogue, Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council Records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2004

Betws-yn-Rhos (Wales) | Politics and government
Betws-yn-Rhos (Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Betws-yn-Rhos
St Asaph Poor Law Union | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Betws-yn-Rhos (Wales) | Council
St Asaph Poor Law Union

Betws-yn-Rhos (Wales)
St Asaph (Wales : poor law union)

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