Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Llandeilo Rural District Council and Llandovery Rural District Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANDEILO RDC

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Title: Llandeilo Rural District Council and Llandovery Rural District Council Records

Short title: Llandeilo and Llandovery RDCs records

Dates of creation: 1570-[20th century] (accumulated [19th century]-[20th century])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 6 boxes; 50 volumes

Name of creator(s): Llandeilo Rural District Council and Llandovery Rural District Council


Administrative and biographical history: Llandeilo Rural District Council and Llandovery Rural istrict Council were responsible for housing, sanitation and public health. Both councils also had powers relating to roads, streets and to the supply of water. Llandovery RDC was merged with Llandeilo RDC in 1935. From 1974, county and district councils controlled the public services.


Scope and content: Records of Llandeilo Rural District Council, Carmarthenshire, 1570-[20th century], including Llandeilo Rural District Council minute books, 1898-1963; ledgers, 1903-1935; declarations of acceptance of office, 1943-1973; roads committee minute books, 1914-1931; records from the Abercenne Union Work House, 1894-1909; records from the Llandeilo Fawr Sanitary Authority, 1872-1899; Llandovery Rural District Council minutes, 1907-1935; and Carmarthenshire deeds, 1570-[20th century].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Llandeilo RDC minute books; Llandeilo RDC ledgers; Abercenne Union Work House; Llandeilo Fawr Sanitary Authority; Llandovery RDC; and Carmarthenshire deeds.

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 in 1974.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records pre-date the Rural District Councils.

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 Rural District Council Records and Llandovery Rural District Council 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



Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Politics and government

Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales). | Rural District Council | Records and correspondence

Llandovery (Wales) | Politics and government

Llandovery (Wales). | Rural District Council | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Llandeilo (Carmarthenshire, Wales) | Rural District Council

Llandovery (Wales) | Rural District Council