West Glamorgan Archive Service

Dylais Lower Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 246

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Title: Dylais Lower Parish Council Records

Short title: Dylais Lower Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1896-1960

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.3 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Dylais Lower Parish Council


Administrative and biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities from parish vestry meetings. The records can include minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Dylais Lower Parish Council, until 1974 in the county of Glamorgan, was replaced by Dylais Lower Community Council, in West Glamorgan.


Scope and content: Records of Dylais Lower Parish Council, 1896-1960, including correspondence, 1896-1941; financial records, 1897-1960; nomination records, 1919-1937.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Minute books; Correspondence; Financial records; Nomination records; Councillors.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Dylais Lower Parish Council, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: October 2005



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