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Ceredigion Archives
Llandyssul Rural District Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 LLR

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Llandyssul Rural District Council Records

Short Title: Llandyssul Rural District Council Records

Creation date(s): 1899-1950

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 48 items

Name of creator(s): Llandyssul Rural District Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Llandyssul Rural District Council, Cardiganshire, was created under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1894. The district comprised the parishes of Bettws Evan, Brongwyn, Henllan, Llandyfriog, Llandyssul, Llanfair Orllwyn, Llanfair Treflygen, Llangranog, Llangynllo, Orllwyn Teifi (Bangor Teifi), Penbryn and Troedyraur. Rural District Councils' responsibilities included sanitary services, sewerage, refuse collection, maintaining local roads, cemeteries, parks, licensing of public entertainments, water supply and housing. In 1934 Llandyssul Rural District amalgamated with that of Cardigan to form the Teifiside Rural District, which contuned to add to some of the records.


Scope and content/abstract: Minute books, 1902-1934; letter book, 1929-1933; housing records, 1922-1944; financial statements, 1908-1931; ledgers, 1899-1940; account books, 1913-1934; valuation and supplemental valuation lists, 1903-1940; rate charge books, 1929-1933; rate poundage book, 1931-1942; general ledger of Llandyssul District Assessment Committee, 1931-1950. See also system of arrangement field.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; correspondence; housing; financial statements; general ledgers; parochial ledgers; Treasurer's account book; stock and stores account book; valuation and supplemental valuation lists; rate charge books; rate poundage book; estimated product of a penny rate for the parishes of Llandyssul Rural District; and general ledger of Llandyssul District Assessment Committee.

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: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The records were formerly listed as SRD/7.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Chief Executive, Ceredigion District Council, 1975.


Related material: Teifiside Rural District Council records are also in Ceredigion Archives.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some items which post-date 1934 were used by Teifiside Rural District Council.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Llandyssul Rural District Council (LLR), viewed 6 November 2003; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003

Llandysul (Ceredigion, Wales). | Rural District Council | Records and correspondence

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