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Ceredigion Archives
Llangorwen Parish Council and Community Council Records


Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Llangorwen Parish Council and Community Council Records

Short Title: Llangorwen Parish Council and Community Council Records

Creation date(s): 1934-1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

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


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils 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. Llangorwen Community Council was later amalgamated with Tyrmynach Community Council. Llangorwen is a parish in Cardiganshire, now Ceredigion, located close to the town of Aberystwyth.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Llangorwen Parish and Community Councils, 1934-1989, including minute books, 1934-1987; financial records, 1935-1987; minutes of committees, 1975-1979; reports, 1972-1981; planning applications; 1969-1987; boundary reviews, 1974-1987; records relating to roads, rights of way and transport, 1970-1989; Ceredigion District Council minutes, agendas and reports, 1974-1985; papers relating to discussions at council meetings, 1974-1985; and correspondence, 1966-1986.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books; financial records; minutes of committees; reports; planning applications; boundary reviews; roads, rights of way and transport; Ceredigion District Council; papers relating to and for discussion at meetings; 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 and the National Register of 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:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs B. M. Jones, Clarach, Dyfed, 1984; Mrs Thomas, Bow Street, Dyfed, 1988. Additional records deposited in 1993.



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 (, Llangorwen Community Council, viewed 6 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

Llangorwen (Wales). | Community Council | Records and correspondence
Llangorwen (Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Llangorwen

Personal names

Corporate names
Llangorwen (Wales) | Community Council
Llangorwen (Wales) | Parish Council

Cardiganshire (Wales)
Dyfed (Wales)
Llangorwen (Wales)

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