Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Llandeilo Urban District Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 L/UDC

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Title: Llandeilo Urban District Council Records

Short title: Llandeilo UDC records

Dates of creation: 1859-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.090 cubic metres; 69 volumes

Name of creator(s): Llandeilo Urban District Council; Llandeilo Board of Health


Administrative and biographical history: Urban district councils existed from 1894 until 1974. The Local Government Act 1894 enhanced and clarified the powers of sanitary authorities and established urban and rural districts. Llandeilo Board of Health had been set up in 1859. From 1974, county and district councils controlled the public services.


Scope and content: Records of Llandeilo Urban District Council, Carmarthenshire, 1859-1971, including board of health and council minute books, 1859-1971; ledgers, 1877-1967; treasurers account books, 1927-1971; summary treasurers account books, 1927-1953; general rate book, 1900-1971; water rate books, 1947-1961; and financial records, 1901-1971.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: council and Board of Health minute books; ledgers; treasurers account books; summary treasurers account books; general rate book; water rate books; private contract water rate books; and wages books.

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: Transferred by Mr M. J. Evans, Dinefwr Borough Council, in September, 1977.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes Board of Health records inherited by the UDC.

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 Llandeilo Urban District Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Davies, William, and Samuel, W., Llandeilo (Carmarthen, 1993).

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

Date(s) of description: October 2003



Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Politics and government

Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales). | Local Board of Health | Records and Correspondence

Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales). | Urban District Council | Records and Correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Local Board of Health

Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Urban District Council