Denbighshire Record Office

Gresford Parish Council and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 PCD/34

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Title: Gresford Parish Council and Community Council Records

Short title: Gresford Parish Council and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1894-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.114 cubic metres (67 items)

Name of creator(s): Gresford Parish Council; Gresford Community 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. Gresford Parish Council was located in the county of Denbighshire until 1974, when its role was taken over by Gresford Community Council, and Denbighshire became part of Clwyd. The community is now in Wrexham County Borough.


Scope and content: Records of Gresford Parish Council and Community Council, 1894-1980, including minute books, 1894-1976; copy out letter books, 1896-1966; correspondence, 1965-1980; financial statements, 1899-1965; receipts, 1948-1968; accounts, 1966-1976; bank statements and cheques, 1966-1970; planning records, 1970-1980; agreements relating to street lighting, 1939-1964; local government board circulars, 1895-1898; Commons, Open Spaces and Footpaths Preservation Society booklets, 1937-1952; and miscellaneous, 1910-1977.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into: minute books, copy out letter books, incoming correspondence, financial records, street lighting agreements, local government board circulars, Common, Open Spaces and Footpaths Preservation Society booklets, and miscellaneous, councillors, planning, correspondence, and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: Access to some documents within this collection may be restricted due to 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 Gresford Parish Council, Denbighshire, 1972; Mr J. C. S. Pritchard, Gresford, Clwyd, Clerk to the Gresford Community Council, 1984.



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, Gresford 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



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