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Ceredigion Archives
Blaenpennal Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 BLAENPENNAL P.C.

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Blaenpennal Parish Council Records

Short Title: Blaenpennal Parish Council Records

Creation date(s): 1894-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Blaenpennal Parish Council; Blaenpennal Community Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish records derive from the parish councils that were established by the Local Government Act 1894. The records contain mainly minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Blaenpennal is a parish in Cardiganshire, now Ceredigion, near Tregaron. Blaenpennal Parish Council became Blaenpennal Community Council in 1974; Blaenpennal and Lledrod Lower Community Councils were united in 1987.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Blaenpennal Parish Council and Community Council, 1894-1987, including minute book, 1894-1976; register of burials, 1930-1940; order for contributions, 1905-1973; receipt and payment books, 1915-1987; Blaenpennal Community Council minute book, 1979-1987; correspondence with Charity Commission, 1964-1984, Bancllyn, 1975-1986; and common land maps, 1972-1980.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into three groups: records of Blaenpennal Parish Council; Blaenpennal Community Council minute book; and correspondence.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Ceredigion Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: engwel


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: The records of Blaenpennal Parish and Community Councils were deposited in the National Library of Wales in 1990.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the National Library of Wales, 1991. Later deposits made by the Clerk to the Council, Ceredigion District Council, 1991, 1993.


Related material: Records of Lledrod Lower Parish Council are Ceredigion Archives, Lledrod Lower (Lledrod Isaf) Records.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Blaenpennal Parish Council, viewed 4 November 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003

Blaenpennal (Wales) | Maps
Blaenpennal (Wales). | Community Council | Archives
Blaenpennal (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Community councils | Wales | Blaenpennal
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Blaenpennal
Social service, Rural | Wales | Blaenpennal

Personal names

Corporate names
Blaenpennal (Wales) | Community Council
Blaenpennal (Wales) | Council

Blaenpennal (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)
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