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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Carmarthen Rural District Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 CARMARTHEN RDC

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Carmarthen Rural District Council Records

Short Title: Carmarthen Rural District Council records

Creation date(s): 1887-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 3 boxes; 29 volumes

Name of creator(s): Carmarthen Rural District Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Local Government Act 1894 established rural district councils. The Rural District Council was responsible for housing, public health and sanitation in the parts of Carmarthen not covered by the Borough Council/ District Council. The council also became responsible for the water supply. The Council was abolished in 1974.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Carmarthen Rural District Council, Carmarthenshire, including mortgages and receipts, 1887-1929; minutes, 1970-1979.

ACCESS AND USE

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.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr Vaughan M. Williams, Chief Executive, and Jenny Gammon, Reference Librarian, Carmarthen Library, between 1984 and 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

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 Carmarthen Rural District 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: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Carmarthen (Wales) | Politics and government
Carmarthen (Wales). | Rural District Council | Records and correspondence

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Carmarthen (Wales)

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