Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Kidwelly Borough Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 KIDWELLY BC
Title: Kidwelly Borough Council Records
Short title: Kidwelly Borough Council records
Dates of creation: 1893-[1970s]
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 60 volumes
Name of creator(s): Kidwelly Borough Council
Administrative and biographical history: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, was a medieval borough. In 1893, it was reincorporated as a borough council; the existence of the Kidwelly Borough Council came to an end in April 1974.
Scope and content: Records of former Kidwelly Borough Council, Carmarthenshire, 1893-[c. 1970s], including minutes, 1921-[c. 1970s]; records relating to Kidwelly Quay, 1897-1924; records relating to housing, 1926-1969; financial records, 1882-1968; rates, 1893-1968; and valuations, 1886-1950.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into minutes; Kidwelly Quay; surveyors;; housing; finance; rates; and valuations.
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 Mr K. S. Edwards, Solicitor and Town Clerk, in October 1986.
Related units of description: Further papers are Carmarthenshire Archives Service CDX/60 and Museum Collection.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records pre-date the creation of the Borough 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 Kidwelly Borough Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Griffiths, David F., A History of Llanelli Borough Council (Llanelli 1996); Lloyd, J. E., History of Carmarthenshire, vol. II.; Jackon, Eric, W., The Structure of Local Government in England and in Wales (London 1949).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003