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Cilrhedyn Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 CILRHEDYN PC

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Title: Cilrhedyn Parish Council Records

Short title: Cilrhedyn Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1856-1954 (accumulated 1894-1954)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.015 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Cilrhedyn Parish Council


Administrative and biographical history: Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Their records contain mainly minute books, financial statements, correspondence, and rate lists. The parish of Cilrhedyn was divided into East and West Cilrhedyn for rate purposes. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content: Records of Cilrhedyn Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1856-1954, including vestry minute book relating to Cilrhedyn, 1856-1883; minute books relating to West Cilrhedyn, 1894-1953; rate books relating to West Cilrhedyn, 1895-1921; minute book relating to East Cilrhedyn, 1894-1931; and hearse book relating to Capel Iwan and district, 1898-1954.


Language/script: Welsh;English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Cilrhedyn; West Cilrhedyn; East Cilrhedyn; and Capel Iwan.

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 not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rev. L. G. Roberts, Capel Iwan and E. Evans, Llanboidy, between 1970 and 1992.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records pre-dating the creation of the parish council were inherited from the vestry meeting.

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 Cilrhedyn Parish Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998).

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

Date(s) of description: September 2003



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