West Glamorgan Archive Service
Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 111
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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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