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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Rhossili Parish and Community Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 121

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Rhossili Parish and Community Council Records

Short Title: Rhossili Parish and Community Council records

Creation date(s): 1847-2001

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1.5 linear metres

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


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. Rhossili Parish Council was established in 1922 following and order from Glamorgan County Council. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. The parish of Rhossili was in the county of Glamorgan, until local government reorganisation in 1974, when it became part of West Glamorgan. Rhossili Parish Council was replaced by Rhossili Community Council in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Rhossili Parish and Community Councils, 1847-2001, including minute books, 1943-1999; financial records, 1923-2000; correspondence, 1975-2001; tithe map and apportionment, 1847.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Parish register transcripts; Tithe; Minute books; Official orders; Correspondence files; Other files for specific business.

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.

Detailed catalogue


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.



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: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Rhossili, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2005

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Rhossili
Rhossili (Wales). | Community Council | Archives
Rhossili (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

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Rhossili (Wales) | Parish Council

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