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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Pembrokeshire Community Council and Dyfed Rural Council, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 HDSO/42

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Pembrokeshire Community Council Records

Short Title: Pembrokeshire Community Council and Dyfed Rural Council, records

Creation date(s): 1938-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (67 items)

Name of creator(s): Pembrokeshire Community Council; Dyfed Rural Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Pembrokeshire Community Council was created in 1937 and acted as a forum for parish councils in the county. It carried out activities in fields such as music, drama, rural crafts and industries, local history and age concern in Pembrokeshire and also provided a secretariat for local bodies and organizations. The bodies working under its auspices were the Pembrokeshire Association of Parish Councils, the Rural Industries Committee (Cards. And Pembs.), Pembrokeshire Local History Society and the West Wales Tourist Committee. Pembrokeshire Community Council became part of Dyfed Rural Council in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pembrokeshire Community Council and related organisations, 1938-1983, including annual reports, 1947-1975; minutes and agendas, 1939-1974; Dyfed Rural Council annual reports, 1975-1983; minutes of bodies under the auspices of the Council, 1941-1976; circulars, bulletins and other papers of the Pembrokeshire Association of Parish Councils and Dyfed Association of Local Councils, 1938-1981.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in deposit order

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers passed to various successor bodies.

Immediate source of acquisition: Parts deposited by Mrs Hilary Davies, Dyfed Rural Council, Haverfordwest, 1982; transferred from Education Department files, 1983; deposited by Mr D. M. Phillips, Director of Dyfed Association of Voluntary Services, 11-12 King Street, Carmarthen, 1986; and deposited, 1991.


Related material: Further records are Pembrokeshire Record Office, HDX/1523.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Pembrokeshire Community Council, catalogue; Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Carmarthenshire Community Council Records; Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Cards. Rural Council (DSO/1), viewed 13 November 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005

Dyfed Rural Council | Records and correspondence
Local government | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire Community Council | Archives

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