Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Kidwelly Town Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 KIDWELLY TC
Title: Kidwelly Town Council Records
Short title: Kidwelly Town Council records
Dates of creation: 1886-1970
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: c80 volumes
Name of creator(s): Kidwelly Town Council
Administrative and biographical history: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, was a medieval borough. It was re-incorporated as a Borough Council in 1893; Kidwelly Town Council was created at the same time, with responsibility for housing, valuation and rates.
Scope and content: Records of Kidwelly Town Council, Carmarthenshire, 1886-1970, including rate books, 1891-[early 1950s]; valuation lists, 1886-1962; housing rent account books, 1936-1968; ledgers; 1936-1949; and contract books, 1910-1925.
ACCESS AND USE
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: Not known
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
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 Town Council 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.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003