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Llansawel Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANSAWEL

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Title: Llansawel Parish Council Records

Short title: Llansawel Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1852-1901

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.23 cubic metres; 12 volumes

Name of creator(s): Llansawel 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: Records of Llansawel Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1852-1901, including vouchers, letters, petitions, and accounts, 1852-1896; minute books and account books, 1852-1894; and accounts of the Cynwyl Gaeo parish council regarding highways, 1895-1901.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: bundles of vouchers, letters, petitions, accounts, etc.; minute books, account books, etc.; and miscellaneous, 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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Llansawel Parish Council, October, 1960.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier 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 Llansawel 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



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