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Llansadwrn Parish Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANSADWRN PC

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Llansadwrn Parish Council Records

Short Title: Llansadwrn Parish Council records

Creation date(s): 1882-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.03 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Llansadwrn Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Pre-1894 civil parish records contain minutes of monthly vestry meetings relating to ecclesiastical matters, rate books, and accounts. Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894 and were responsible for civil administration and local matters, such as recreation grounds and village halls. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Llansadwrn Parish Council records, Carmarthenshire, 1882-1974, including vestry book, 1882-1894, and parish council minutes, 1953-1974; minute books, 1894-1972; receipt and payment books, 1895-1960; and order for contribution books, 1895-1957.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

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 D Gethin Davies, Clerk to Llansadwrn Community Council in 1980



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier vestry meeting records accumualted 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 Llansadwrn Parish Council Records; Genuki website (, viewed 29 September 2003; Ancestry com website (, viewed 29 September 2003; The 1911 Edition Encyclopedia (, viewed 29 September 2003; The National Gazetteer of Wales website (, viewed 29 September 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2003

Llansadwrn (Carmarthenshire, Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Llansadwrn (Carmarthenshire)

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