West Glamorgan Archive Service

Loughor Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 112

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Title: Loughor Parish Council Records

Short title: Loughor Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1810-1930

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (8 vols, 1 plan, 1 file)

Name of creator(s): Loughor Parish Council; Gowerton Parish Council


Administrative and biographical history: The parish of Loughor, in Glamorgan, now in Swansea, consisted of two divisions, the north-western portion of the parish, which was Loughor Borough, and the remainder, which was known as Loughor parish, and later became known as the parish of Gowerton. 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.


Scope and content: Records relating to Loughor Parish Council, 1810-1930, including Loughor Parish Council minutes, 1920-1930; Gowerton Parish Council minutes, 1925-1930; Gowerton and Loughor Joint Burial Committee minutes, 1925-1930; tithe plan, 1839; vestry minute books, 1863-1894; Overseers' accounts, 1810-1880.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Tithe plan; Parish Council minutes; Gowerton Parish Council minutes; Gowerton and Loughor Joint Burial Committee; Vestry meeting minute book; Overseers' account book; Vestry minute book; Accounts of the Overseer of the Poor.

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.5

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: Further records relating to Loughor parish are West Glamorgan Archive Service, P/112/CW/108-125.


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, Loughor Parish, 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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