Denbighshire Record Office

Marchwiel Parish Council and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 PCD/81

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Title: Marchwiel Parish Council and Community Council Records

Short title: Marchwiel Parish Council and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1852-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.076 cubic metres (32 items)

Name of creator(s): Marchwiel Parish Council; Marchwiel 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. Marchwiel Parish Council was located in the county of Denbighshire until 1974, when its roles were taken over by Marchwiel Community Council and Denbighshire became part of Clwyd. It is now in Wrexham County Borough. Marchwiel Parish Council took over responsibility for burials in 1894.


Scope and content: Records of Marchwiel Parish Council, 1852-1987, including minutes, 1894-1987; financial records, 1908-1986; burial records, 1852-1985; general correspondence, 1977-1986; and planning applications and permissions, 1979-1986.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into: minutes, receipt and payment accounts; financial records, burial records, general correspondence, and planning applications.

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 Marchwiel Parish Council, Denbighshire, 1974; Mr R. D. Preest, Marchwiel, Clwyd, 1989; Mr J. Turner, Clerk to Marchwiel Community Council, Clwyd, 1989.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier burial records transferred to the 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, Marchwiel 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



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

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

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Marchwiel

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Marchwiel (Wales) | Community Council

Marchwiel (Wales) | Parish Council