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Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 EGLWYS GYMYN PC

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council Records

Short Title: Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council records

Creation date(s): 1842-1958 (accumulated 1894-1958)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.015 cubic metres; 1 volume

Name of creator(s): Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: 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. The records contain mainly minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. In 1935, Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council absorbed Cyffig Parish Council. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1842-1958, including Parish Council minute books, 1894-1958; poor rate valuation book, 1847.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rev. R. W. James, Pendine, November, 1979.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records predate the creation of the parish council in 1894.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2003

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