West Glamorgan Archive Service
Llangyfelach Parish Council and Mawr Parish Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 58
Title: Llangyfelach Parish Council and Mawr Parish Council Records
Short title: Llangyfelach Parish Council and Mawr Parish Council records
Dates of creation: 1809-1980
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)
Name of creator(s): Llangyfelach Parish Council; Mawr Parish Council; Mawr 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. Llangyfelach is a parish in Swansea, and were formerly in the county of Glamorgan. Mawr was anciently a township in Llangyfelach parish, which became a civil parish in 1894. Mawr Parish Council was replaced by Mawr Community Council in 1974 following local government reorganization.
Scope and content: Records relating to Llangyfelach Parish Council and Mawr Parish and Community Councils, 1809-1980, including Llangyfelach Parish Council records consisting of minutes, 1894-1930; Overseers' accounts, 1809-1894; Highway Surveyor's records, 1812-1894; rate books, 1844-1892; orders and notices of removal, 1846; Highway rate books for Mawr Division, 1826-1878; Mawr Parish Council and Community Council records consisting of minutes, 1894-1978; correspondence, 1895-1915; rate books, 1826-1925; financial records, 1916-1966; councillors' declarations of acceptance, 1961-1980; plans, 1913.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Llangyfelach parish; Llangyfelach Mawr Division; Mawr Parish Council; Llangyfelach Parish, division of Mawr Higher.
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, Llangyfelach and Mawr Parish Councils, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2005