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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Pembrokeshire Liberal Association, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 HDSO/79

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Records of Pembrokeshire Liberal Association

Short Title: Pembrokeshire Liberal Association, records

Creation date(s): 1949-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Pembrokeshire Liberal Association

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Liberal Party's membership was organised locally on the basis of county or constituency associations of members. The Pembrokeshire seat was held by the Liberals until the 1950 General Election when their sitting MP, Gwilym Lloyd George, lost to the Labour candidate, Desmond Donnelly. Subsequently the seat was held by Labour and then the Conservatives. The Liberal Association was involved in election campaigns and pressed for the introduction of proportional representation. Pembrokeshire Independent Political Committee was active in the 1950s.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pembrokeshire Liberal Association, 1949-1985; comprising correspondence, press cuttings, circulars and other papers, 1949-1959; Pembrokeshire Independent Political Committee papers, 1954-1955; and booklets and papers relating to proportional representation, 1974-1985.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Original order maintained

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 and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1996.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records are National Library of Wales, NLW MS 2998.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Records of the Pembrokeshire Liberal Association, catalogue; Jones, Beti, Etholiadau'r ganrif, 1885-1997/Welsh elections, 1885-1997 (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 1999).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Election districts | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire Liberal Association | Archives
Political parties | Wales | Pembrokeshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Pembrokeshire Liberal Association

Places
Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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