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Kidwelly Town Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 KIDWELLY TC

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Kidwelly Town Council Records

Short Title: Kidwelly Town Council records

Creation date(s): 1886-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: c80 volumes

Name of creator(s): Kidwelly Town Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, was a medieval borough. It was re-incorporated as a Borough Council in 1893; Kidwelly Town Council was created at the same time, with responsibility for housing, valuation and rates.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Kidwelly Town Council, Carmarthenshire, 1886-1970, including rate books, 1891-[early 1950s]; valuation lists, 1886-1962; housing rent account books, 1936-1968; ledgers; 1936-1949; and contract books, 1910-1925.


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: Not known



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 Kidwelly Town Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Griffiths, David F., A History of Llanelli Borough Council (Llanelli 1996); Lloyd, J. E., History of Carmarthenshire, vol. II.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

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