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Llangathen Parish Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANGATHEN PC

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Llangathen Parish Council Records

Short Title: Llangathen Parish Council records

Creation date(s): 1871-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.03 cubic metres; one volume

Name of creator(s): Llangathen 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. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Llangathen Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1871-1974, including vestry minute book, 1871-1894; parish council minute books, 1894-1974; and highway rate receipt and payment book, 1882-1886.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; and highway receipt and payment book.

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 Miss E. Rees, Llangathen, Clerk of Llangathen Community Council.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier parish vestry records accumulated by the Parish Council.

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 Llangathen Parish Council Records.

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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