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St Clears Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 ST CLEARS PC

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Title: St Clears Parish Council Records

Short title: St Clears Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1853-1996 (accumulated 1894-1996)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.15 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): St Clears Parish Council; St Clears Town 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, including St Clears Town Council, replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Scope and content: Records of St Clears Parish Council and Town Council, Carmarthenshire, 1853-1996, including acceptances and resignations of office, 1885-1992; rates, 1853-1926; copy letters, 1986-1993; letters received, 1987-1992; letters received, 1993-1996.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: acceptances and resignations of office; finance; correspondenc; and official.

Conditions governing access: Copy letters closed until 2024; letters received closed until 2023; and letters received closed until 2027.

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: Not known



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier rate 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 St Clears 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



Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | St Clears

St Clears (Wales). | Parish Council | Records and correspondence

St Clears (Wales). | Town Council | Records and correspondence

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St Clears (Wales) | Parish Council

St Clears (Wales) | Town Council


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