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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Llandeilo UDC records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 L/UDC

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Llandeilo Urban District Council Records

Short Title: Llandeilo UDC records

Creation date(s): 1859-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.090 cubic metres; 69 volumes

Name of creator(s): Llandeilo Urban District Council; Llandeilo Board of Health

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Urban district councils existed from 1894 until 1974. The Local Government Act 1894 enhanced and clarified the powers of sanitary authorities and established urban and rural districts. Llandeilo Board of Health had been set up in 1859. From 1974, county and district councils controlled the public services.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Llandeilo Urban District Council, Carmarthenshire, 1859-1971, including board of health and council minute books, 1859-1971; ledgers, 1877-1967; treasurers account books, 1927-1971; summary treasurers account books, 1927-1953; general rate book, 1900-1971; water rate books, 1947-1961; and financial records, 1901-1971.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: council and Board of Health minute books; ledgers; treasurers account books; summary treasurers account books; general rate book; water rate books; private contract water rate books; and wages books.

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: Transferred by Mr M. J. Evans, Dinefwr Borough Council, in September, 1977.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes Board of Health records inherited by the UDC.

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 Llandeilo Urban District Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Davies, William, and Samuel, W., Llandeilo (Carmarthen, 1993).

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
Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Politics and government
Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales). | Local Board of Health | Records and Correspondence
Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales). | Urban District Council | Records and Correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Local Board of Health
Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Urban District Council

Places
Llandeilo (Wales)

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