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Denbighshire Record Office
Gwersyllt Parish Council, records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 PCD/35

Held at: Denbighshire Record Office

Title: Gwersyllt Parish Council Records

Short Title: Gwersyllt Parish Council, records

Creation date(s): 1871-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.038 cubic metres (25 items)

Name of creator(s): Gwersyllt Parish Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities of parish vestry meetings. 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. Gwersyllt Parish Council was located in the county of Denbighshire until 1974, when its roles were taken over by Gwersyllt Community Council and Denbighshire became part of Clwyd. The community is now in Wrexham County Borough.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Gwersyllt Parish Council and Vestry Meetings, 1871-1970, including minute books, 1902-1969; and receipt and payment books, 1895-1957.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into Gwersyllt Vestry minute book, Gwersyllt Parish Council minute books, receipt and payment account books, and lighting account book, Gwersyllt Parish Diamond Jubilee Fund records, and minutes of annual parish meetings.

Conditions governing access: Access to some documents within this collection may be restricted due to 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.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 Gwersyllt Parish Council, Denbighshire, 1974; Mr K. Bryan, Clerk to Gwersyllt Community Council, Clwyd, 1983.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive contains earlier records of Vetry Meetings accumulated by the 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, Gwersyllt Parish Council Records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Gwersyllt (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Gwersyllt

Personal names

Corporate names
Gwersyllt (Wales) | Parish Council

Places
Gwersyllt (Wales)

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