Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Llangynnwr Parish Council and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANGYNNWR PC, CC

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Title: Llangynnwr Parish Council and Community Council Records

Short title: Llangynnwr Parish Council and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1830-1989 (accumulated 1894-1989)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.48 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Llangynnwr Parish Council and Community Council


Administrative and biographical history: Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues, including admimistration of the Poor Law. 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 relating to the Llangynnwr Parish Council and Community Council, Carmarthenshire, 1830-1989, including minutes, 1922-1980; parish councillors declarations, 1894-1970; a list of persons served the office of overseers of the poor, 1830-1908; financial records, 1940-1983; accounts relating to the Llangynnwr Community Council, 1977-1983; and planning applications, 1977-1982.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into: Llangynnwr Parish Council records; and Community Council records, 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; only partly catalogued.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by T. R. Evans, Clerk to Llangynnwr Community Council, Llangunnor, and Mr Cyril Phillips, Clerk to the Llangynnwr Community Council, between 1976 and 1995.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier parish records accumulated by 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 Llangynnwr 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



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

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

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Llangunnor (Wales) | Community Council

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