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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 59

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community Council Records

Short Title: Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community Council records

Creation date(s): 1842-1995

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (11 vols, 1 plan, 1 item, 2 video tapes)

Name of creator(s): Llangiwg Parish Council; Pontardawe Community Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities from parish vestry meetings. The records can include minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Llangiwg Parish Council, in Glamorgan, was replaced by Pontardawe Community Council, in West Glamorgan, now in Neath Port Talbot.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Llangiwg Parish Council, 1842-1995, including minute books, 1894-1897; poor rate books, 1849-1914; vestry minutes, 1855-1887; tithe plan and apportionment, 1842; Pontardawe Community Council videos, 1995.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Llangiwg Parish Council; Pontardawe Community Council; Llangiwg parish tithe apportionment.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community Council, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Llangiwg (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Llangiwg
Pontardawe (Wales). | Community Council | Archives
Tithes | Wales | Llangiwg

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | Tithe Commissioners
Llangiwg (Wales) | Parish Council
Pontardawe (Wales) | Community Council

Places
Llangiwg (Wales)
Pontardawe (Wales : town)

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