Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 EGLWYS GYMYN PC
Title: Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council Records
Short title: Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council records
Dates of creation: 1842-1958 (accumulated 1894-1958)
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.015 cubic metres; 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Eglwys Gymyn 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. The records contain mainly minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. In 1935, Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council absorbed Cyffig Parish Council. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.
Scope and content: Records of Eglwys Gymyn Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1842-1958, including Parish Council minute books, 1894-1958; poor rate valuation book, 1847.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rev. R. W. James, Pendine, November, 1979.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records predate the creation of the parish council in 1894.
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 Eglwys Gymyn 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