Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Llansadwrn Parish Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANSADWRN PC
Title: Llansadwrn Parish Council Records
Short title: Llansadwrn Parish Council records
Dates of creation: 1882-1974
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.03 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Llansadwrn Parish Council
Administrative and biographical history: Pre-1894 civil parish records contain minutes of monthly vestry meetings relating to ecclesiastical matters, rate books, and accounts. Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894 and were responsible for civil administration and local matters, such as recreation grounds and village halls. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.
Scope and content: Llansadwrn Parish Council records, Carmarthenshire, 1882-1974, including vestry book, 1882-1894, and parish council minutes, 1953-1974; minute books, 1894-1972; receipt and payment books, 1895-1960; and order for contribution books, 1895-1957.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by D Gethin Davies, Clerk to Llansadwrn Community Council in 1980
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier vestry meeting records accumualted 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 Llansadwrn Parish Council Records; Genuki website (www.fhsc.org.uk), viewed 29 September 2003; Ancestry com website (www.ancestry.com), viewed 29 September 2003; The 1911 Edition Encyclopedia (6.1911encyclopedia.org), viewed 29 September 2003; The National Gazetteer of Wales website (homepage.ntlworld.com), viewed 29 September 2003.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2003