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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Civil Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/P

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Civil Parish records

Creation date(s): 1894-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Civil parishes in Merionethshire

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils were created following the Local Government Act 1894 to carry out civil administrative functions, previously undertaken mainly by Vestry meetings of the (eccelesiatical) parish council and other bodies, which came to include rating, local amenities, and commenting on planning applications. In 1974, parish councils were abolished, and replaced by community councils.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Civil parish council records for the parishes of Llandderfel; Llandecwyn; Penrhyndeudraeth; Llanfrothen; Maentwrog; Trawsfynydd; Llanfihangel-y-Pennant; Llangelynnin; Llandanwg; Llanfair; Llanfachreth; Llanycil; Bettws Gwerfyl Goch; Pennal; Llanuwchllyn; Llangar; Llanelltyd; Brithdir ac Islawr' Dref; Llanaber; Llanenddwyn; Talyllyn; Llangower; Llansanffraid-Glyndyfrdwy; Gwyddelwern; Llanegryn; and Llanfor.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following parishes : Llandderfel; Llandecwyn; Penrhyndeudraeth; Llanfrothen; Maentwrog; Trawsfynydd; Llanfihangel-y-Pennant; Llangelynnin; Llandanwg; Llanfair; Llanfachreth; Llanycil; Bettws Gwerfyl Goch; Pennal; Llanuwchllyn; Llangar; Llanelltyd; Brithdir ac Islawr' Dref; Llanaber; Llanenddwyn; Talyllyn; Llangower; Llansanffraid-Glyndyfrdwy; Gwyddelwern; Llanegryn; and Llanfor.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Civil Parish Records

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Local government | Wales | Gwynedd
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Brithdir (Gwynedd, Wales)
Gwyddelwern (Wales)
Llanaber (Wales)
Llandanwg (Wales)
Llandderfel (Wales)
Llandecwyn (Wales)
Llanegryn (Wales)
Llanelltyd (Wales)
Llanenddwyn (Wales)
Llanfachreth (Wales)
Llanfair (Gwynedd, Wales)
Llanfihangel-y-pennant (Wales)
Llanfor (Wales)
Llanfrothen (Wales)
Llangar (Wales)
Llangelynnin (Gwynedd, Wales)
Llangower (Wales)
Llanuwchllyn (Wales)
Llanycil (Wales)
Maentwrog (Wales)
Pennal (Wales)
Penrhyndeudraeth (Wales)
Tal-y-llyn (Wales)
Trawsfynydd (Wales)

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