Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANFIHANGEL RHOS Y CORN PC and CC

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Title: Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council and Community Council Records

Short title: Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1868-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.26 cubic metres; two rolls; one volume

Name of creator(s): Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council and Community 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. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content: Records of Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council and Community Council, Carmarthenshire, 1868-1982, including minute books, 1885-1949; parish council receipt and payment ledgers, 1895-1955; overseers receipt and payment ledgers, 1868-1921; Gwernogle school board records, 1878-1898; rate books, 1885-1925; maps, 1842-1960; correspondence, 1923-1969; financial, 1900-1969; electoral papers, 1931-1970; printed material, 1896-1968; papers and correspondence relating to the administration of Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn Community Council, 1974-1982.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into minute books; parish council receipt and payment ledgers; overseers receipt and payment ledgers; Gwernogle School Board Records; rate books; maps; correspondence; financial; electoral; and printed material.

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 possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by R. T. Lenny, Clerk to the Parish Council, May, 1971 and by Mr P. A. Wilde, June, 1990.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The School Board records and some maps pre-date the creation of the Parish Council.

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 Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish 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



Llanfihangel Rhosycorn (Wales). | Community Council | Records and correspondence

Llanfihangel Rhosycorn (Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Llanfihangel Rhosycorn

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Llanfihangel Rhosycorn (Wales) | Community Council

Llanfihangel Rhosycorn (Wales) | Parish Council


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