Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Llanelli Borough Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 LLANELLY BOROUGH
Title: Llanelli Borough Council Records
Short title: Llanelli Borough Council records
Dates of creation: 1830-1985
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: c1cubic metre
Name of creator(s): Llanelli Borough Council
Administrative and biographical history: Llanelli Borough Council was established in 1894; Llanelli was confirmed as a chartered borough in 1913. Llanelli Borough Council was responsible for local government services, including health, water supplies, education, estates, public libraries, roads and highways. Llanelli Borough Council ceased to exist as a unit of local government in 1974. The town hall was opened in 1896 as the administrative centre for local government offices. The Llanelli Local Board of Health had previously been responsible for improving sanitation, drainage and water supplies.
Scope and content: Records of Llanelli Borough Council, Carmarthenshire, 1830-1985, including minutes of Llanelli Borough Council, 1936-1985; minutes of Llanelli Borough Council Education Committee, 1936-1945; year books, 1937-1950; annual reports of the borough medical officer of health, 1949-1962; and Llanelli maps, 1830-1949.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes of Llanelli Borough Council; minutes of Llanelli Borough Council, Education Committee; minutes of Carmarthenshire Education Committee, Llanelli District Sub-Committeee; Llanelli Borough Council Year Book; miscellaneous; Llanelli Borough Council minute books; and maps. Additional large deposits by the Borough Librarian of unlisted items c2000.
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: Transferred by Mrs M. Joseph, Llanelli and transferred by John Davies, County Archivist between 1979 and 1996.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records predate the creation of Llanelli 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 Llanelli Borough 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).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003