West Glamorgan Archive Service

Llangennith Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 109

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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.


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.
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.


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



Llangennith (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton (Wales). | Community Council | Archives

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Llangennith

Tithes | Wales | Llangennith

Personal names

Corporate names

Great Britain | Tithe Commissioners

Llangennith (Wales) | Parish Council

Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton (Wales) | Community Council