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Talley Parish Council and Community council records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 TALLEY PC & CC

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Title: Talley Parish Council and Community council records

Short title: Talley Parish Council and Community council records

Dates of creation: 1773-1994 (accumulated 1894-1994)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.75 cubic metres; 25 volumes

Name of creator(s): Talley Parish Council; Talley Community 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 replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974. Parish vestry and Parochial Chuirch Council meetings continued to dela with ecclesiatsical matters.


Scope and content: Talley Parish Council and Community Council minute books, 1894-1994; Talley parish vestry books, 1773-1876; rate assessments, 1828-1912; and Talley Church Vestry and Parochial Church Council Minute Book, 1922-1951.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books; vestry books; rate assessments; Parochial Church Council; and miscellaneous.

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 expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr D. I. Davies, in 1961, and Mrs M. John, Headmistress, Talley C.P. School, in 1981.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The records include earlier parish vestry and rate books 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 Talley 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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