West Glamorgan Archive Service

Port Eynon Parish and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 119

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Title: Port Eynon Parish and Community Council Records

Short title: Port Eynon Parish and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1846-2001

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (8 vols, 1 plan)

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


Scope and content: Records of Port Eynon Parish and Community Councils, 1846-2001, including minutes, 1936-2001; tithe plan and apportionment, 1846.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Tithe plan and apportionment; Minutes.

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.


Existence and location of copies: The estate copy of the tithe award is in West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D P 846-847.


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, Port Eynon, 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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