Denbighshire Record Office

Holt Parish Council and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 PCD/39

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Title: Holt Parish Council and Community Council Records

Short title: Holt Parish Council and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1894-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.114 cubic metres (66 items)

Name of creator(s): Holt Parish Council; Holt 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. Holt Parish Council was located in the county of Denbighshire until 1974, when its roles were taken over by Holt Community Council and Denbighshire became part of Clwyd. Holt Burial Boards was responsible for the creation and operation of cemeteries, and was governed by the parish council from 1894. Holt is now in Wrexham County Borough.


Scope and content: Records of Holt Parish Council and Community Council, 1894-1977, including minutes, 1894-1974; financial records, 1917-1977; records of Holt Parish Burial Board, 1933-1973; and correspondence and papers, 1938-1975.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; financial; rating; Holt Parish Burial Board; and correspondence and papers.

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 Mrs Jean Pierce, Wrexham, Clerk to Holt Community Council, Clwyd, 1985.



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, Holt Parish Council Records.

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

Date(s) of description: May 2004



Holt (Wales). | Community Council | Records and correspondence

Holt (Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Holt

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Holt (Wales) | Community Council

Holt (Wales) | Parish Council