Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Llansawel Parish Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANSAWEL
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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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