Denbighshire Record Office

Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 PCD/7

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Title: Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council Records

Short title: Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1882-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.27cubic metres (34 items)

Name of creator(s): Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council


Administrative and biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. 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. The parish of Betws-yn-Rhos was in the county of Denbighshire prior to the 1974 reorganization, then in Clwyd, and is located close to the town of Abergele. It is now in Conwy County Borough. The parish was a member of St Asaph Poor Law Union.


Scope and content: Records of Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council, 1882-1974, including minute books, 1894-1974; receipt and payment books, 1896-1962; financial statements, 1900-1924; book of declarations of parish councillors, 1895-1925; plans, 1899-1900; rate books, 1903-[c. 1920]; valuation lists, 1899-1925; overseers' receipt and payment books, 1882-1923; collecting and depositing books, 1902-1920; and notices of payment of poor rate, 1909-1916.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council.

Conditions governing access: Access to some documents within this collection may be restricted under Data Protection legislation. Please contact Denbighshire Record Office for further information.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Denbighshire Record Office.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Denbighshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Clerk to the Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council, Denbighshire, 1937; the Clerk to the Betws-yn-Rhos Community Council, Clwyd, 1974.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier records relating to St Asaph Poor Law Union, transferred to the Parish Council.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Catalogue, Betws-yn-Rhos Parish Council Records.

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

Date(s) of description: March 2004



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