Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Kidwelly Borough Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 KIDWELLY BC

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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.


Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue


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



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