West Glamorgan Archive Service

Penrice Parish and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 118

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Title: Penrice Parish and Community Council Records

Short title: Penrice Parish and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1846-2001

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (6 vols, 1 bundle, 1 plan, 1 file)

Name of creator(s): Penrice Parish Council; Penrice 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. The parish of Penrice was in the county of Glamorgan, until local government reorganisation in 1974, when it became part of West Glamorgan. Penrice Parish Council was replaced by Penrice Community Council in 1974.


Scope and content: Records of Penrice Parish and Community Councils, 1846-2001, including minutes, 1895-2001; highway rate and account book, 1854-1855; tithe plan and apportionment, 1846.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Tithe plan and apportionment; Highway rate and account book; Minutes and related papers.

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 possible

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Existence and location of copies: The estate copy of the tithe award is in West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D P 845.


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, Penrice, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: November 2005



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