West Glamorgan Archive Service

Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 111

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Title: Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council Records

Short title: Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council records

Dates of creation: c.1800-1968

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1.2 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Llanrhidian Higher 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. Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council, in Glamorgan, was replaced by Llanrhidian Higher Community Council, in West Glamorgan, now in Neath Port Talbot.


Scope and content: Records of Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council, c.1800-1968, including minutes, 1894-1965; declarations and nominations, 1894-1955; correspondence, 1895-1965; circulars, 1896-1911; financial records, 1895-1968; acts of parliament, 1875-1908.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Llanrhidian parish; Minutes; Declarations and nomination papers; Correspondence and circulars; Accounts; Petition; Acts of Parliament, Local Government Chronicle.

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 not expected

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 P839-841.


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, Llanrhidian Higher 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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