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Ceredigion Archives
Penbryn Parish Council and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 SPC/8 PENBRYN ; PENBRYN CC ADD

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Penbryn Parish Council and Community Council Records

Short Title: Penbryn Parish Council and Community Council Records

Creation date(s): 1842-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Penbryn Parish Conucil; Penbryn Community Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894; their 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. Penbryn is a parish in Cardiganshire, now Ceredigion.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Penbryn Parish Council and Community Council, 1842-1994, including minute books, 1894-1994; declaration of acceptance of office records, 1949-1970; precept book, 1932-1973; Treasurer's receipt and payment book, 1933-1970; receipt and payment book in respect of general account, 1937-1962; financial records, 1963-1980; planning applications, 1963-1973; copy of a tithe map and schedule, 1842.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups: Group one consists of minute books; financial; miscellaneous. Group two consists of minute books.

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:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Clerk to Penbryn Community Council.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive contains a copy of the earlier tithe map and apportionment accumulated by the Parish Council.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Penbryn Parish and Community Councils and Penbryn Additional, viewed 10 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

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Penbryn
Penbryn (Ceredigion, Wales). | Community Council | Records and correspondence
Penbryn (Ceredigion, Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Penbryn (Ceredigion, Wales) | Community Council
Penbryn (Ceredigion, Wales) | Parish Council

Cardiganshire (Wales)
Dyfed (Wales)
Penbryn (Ceredigion, Wales)

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