Denbighshire Record Office

Cefn Mawr Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 PCD/16

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Title: Cefn Mawr Parish Council Records

Short title: Cefn Mawr Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1894-1960

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.114 cubic metres (57 items)

Name of creator(s): Cefn Mawr 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. Cefn Mawr parish was located in the county of Denbighshire until 1974, when it became Cefn Mawr Community Council and Denbighshire became part of Clwyd. Cefn Mawr is now in Wrexham County Borough. Cefn Mawr parish was part of Wrexham Poor Law Union.


Scope and content: Records of Cefn Mawr Parish Council, 1894-1960, including parish council minutes, 1894-1960; minute books of committees, 1895-1956; financial records, 1906-1944; account books of Cefn parish Soldiers, Sailors and Airmens' War Parcel Fund, 1939-1945; cemetery records, 1947-1952; and correspondence, 1925-1949.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Overseers' minute book and overseers' receipt and payment books, council minutes, financial records and cemetery records.

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 not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Clerk to Cefn Mawr Parish Council, Denbighshire, 1974.



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: Denbighshire Record Office, Catalogue, Cefn Mawr Parish Council Records.

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

Date(s) of description: April 2004



Cefn Mawr (Wales) | Politics and government

Cefn Mawr (Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Cefn-mawr

Personal names

Corporate names

Cefn Mawr (Wales) | Council

Wrexham Poor Law Union