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Carmarthen Town Council Records

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Title: Carmarthen Town Council Records

Short title: Carmarthen Town Council records

Dates of creation: 1932-1995 (accumulated 1972-1995)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.24 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Carmarthen Town Council


Administrative and biographical history: Carmarthen was a borough council until it lost its Borough status in 1972 with the re-organisation of local government. It also had a Town Council (with powers of a parish council). A successor Community Council, with dignity of Town Council, was established. The mayor received the title of Town Mayor in 1972. The Town Council has eighteen members who elect a Sheriff, a Deputy Mayor and a Mayor every year.


Scope and content: Records relating to Carmarthen Town Council, Carmarthenshire, 1932-1995, including minute books, 1932-1974 and 1991-1995.


Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Chief Executive, Carmarthen District Council, and Jenny Gammon, Reference Librarian between 1992 and 1995.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records pre-date the existence of the present Carmarthen Town 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 Carmarthen Town Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Lodwick, Joyce, Lodwick, Victor, The Story of Carmarthen (Carmarthen, 1994).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: October 2003



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