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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Whitland Parish Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 WHITLAND PC

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Whitland Parish Council Records

Short Title: Whitland Parish Council records

Creation date(s): 1844-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.15 cubic metres; two volumes

Name of creator(s): Whitland Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894; previously, parish vestry meetings had dealt with ecclesiatical and secular matters. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Whitland Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1844-1974, including Llangan vestry book 1844 - 1896; minutes, 1896-1936; correspondence, 1933-1974; financial material, [c. 1926]-1969; records relating to elections, 1931-1970; maps and plans, [1930]-[1971].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; correspondence; financial; elections; maps and plans; printed material; and miscellaneous.

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 Mr E. Davies, Clerk to the Community Council, Whitland, in 1977.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier vestry records inherioted 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 Whitland 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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