West Glamorgan Archive Service

Tonna Parish and Community Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 P 74 10-71

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Title: Tonna Parish and Community Council Records

Short title: Tonna Parish and Community Council records

Dates of creation: 1889-1998

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (6 items)

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


Scope and content: Records of Tonna Parish and Community Councils, 1889-1998, including minutes, 1994-1998; letters, 1889-1916.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Letters; In memoriam cards; 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 possible

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



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Tonna, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: November 2005



Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Tonna

Tonna (Wales). | Community Council | Archives

Tonna (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

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Tonna (Wales) | Community Council

Tonna (Wales) | Parish Council