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Carmarthenshire Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 CARMS CC

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Title: Carmarthenshire Community Council Records

Short title: Carmarthenshire Community Council records

Dates of creation: [c. 1945]-1978 (accumulated 1974-1978)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.1 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Carmarthenshire Community Council


Administrative and biographical history: Carmarthenshire Community Council acted as a forum for parish councils in the county. It appointed a part-time charities review officer in 1966 to enquire into the state of charities in the county. The committee was re-named Dyfed Rural Council in 1974.


Scope and content: Carmarthenshire Community Council records, [c. 1945]-1978, mainly minute books relating to various councils and societies, 1948-1974, including Carmarthenshire Association of Parish Councils Executive Committee minute books, 1948-1969; Carmarthenshire Community Council finance and general purposes committee minute books, 1949-1968; Carmarthenshire Local History Society minute book, 1951-1957; Carmarthenshire Old People's Welfare Committee minute book, 1951-1963; receipts and payment books, 1956-1964; annual reports, 1950-1975; and Carmarthenshire Association of Local Councils, Executive Committee Minute book, 1969-1978.


Language/script: English

Physical characteristics and technical requirements: The pages of the Carmarthenshire Community Council, Local History minute book, 1957-1972, are loose, but some attempt has been made to stick them into the volume with sellotape.

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by L. E. Burns, Dyfed Rural Council Carmarthen and Mr D. M. Phillips, Director Dyfed Association, Carmarthen between 1982 and 1986.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Carmarthenshire Community Council Records.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: September 2003



Carmarthen (Wales) | Politics and government

Carmarthenshire Association of Local Councils | Records and correspondence

Carmarthenshire Association of Parish Councils | Records and correspondence

Carmarthenshire Local History Society | Records and correspondence

Carmarthenshire Old People's Welfare Committee | Records and correspondence

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Carmarthenshire (Wales) | Community Council

Carmarthenshire Local History Society

Carmarthenshire Old People's Welfare Committee