West Glamorgan Archive Service
Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 59
Title: Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community Council Records
Short title: Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community Council records
Dates of creation: 1842-1995
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (11 vols, 1 plan, 1 item, 2 video tapes)
Name of creator(s): Llangiwg Parish Council; Pontardawe 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. Llangiwg Parish Council, in Glamorgan, was replaced by Pontardawe Community Council, in West Glamorgan, now in Neath Port Talbot.
Scope and content: Records relating to Llangiwg Parish Council, 1842-1995, including minute books, 1894-1897; poor rate books, 1849-1914; vestry minutes, 1855-1887; tithe plan and apportionment, 1842; Pontardawe Community Council videos, 1995.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Llangiwg Parish Council; Pontardawe Community Council; Llangiwg parish tithe apportionment.
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.
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, Llangiwg Parish Council and Pontardawe Community 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