West Glamorgan Archive Service
Llangennith Parish Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 109
Title: Llangennith Parish Council Records
Short title: Llangennith Parish Council records
Dates of creation: 1847-2000
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (13 vols, 1 plan, 1 paper)
Name of creator(s): Llangennith Parish Council; Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton Community 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. Llangennith Parish Council, in Glamorgan, was replaced by Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton Community Council, in West Glamorgan, now in Swansea.
Scope and content: Records of Llangennith Parish Council and Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton Community Council, 1847-2000, including minute books, 1920-2000; financial records, 1920-1925; tithe plan and apportionment, 1847.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Tithe records; Llangennith Parish Council Minute books; Parish hall committee ledgers; Ephemera; Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton Community Council minutes.
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.
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.
Related units of description: The estate copy of the Tithe award is West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D P 838.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Llangennith 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