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Llangyfelach Petty Sessions

Reference code(s): GB 0216 PS Lf

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Title: Llangyfelach Petty Sessions

Short title: Llangyfelach Petty Sessions

Dates of creation: 1845-1870

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 4 volumes

Name of creator(s): Llangyfelach Petty Sessions


Administrative and biographical history: Llangyfelach Petty Sessions began with magistrates exercising jurisdiction over the ancient Hundred of Llangyfelach, which included the parishes of Llangyfelach, Llangiwg and Llansamlet, the hamlet of St Thomas, and Parcel Iscoed, which was a detached portion consisting of the Penclawdd • Three Crosses area. The division was abolished in February 1868. The northern and eastern part, consisting of Llangiwg parish and the Hamlets of Rhyndwyclydach and Llansamlet Higher, made up the majority of the new Pontardawe Division, while the remainder became part of Swansea Hundred Petty Sessions.


Scope and content: Court minute books 1845-1870 The final volume covers Pontardawe Division from February 1868.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in date order.

Conditions governing access: Items within this collection which contain information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy catalogue at item level is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, and an online version is on the West Glamorgan Archive Service website.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service not to disclose the identities of depositors.


Related units of description: See also the records of Pontardawe Petty Sessions (P/S Pd), Swansea Hundred Petty Sessions (P/S S) and Lliw Valley Petty Sessions (P/S Lli), at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley, West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: January 2009



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