Powys County Archives Office

Churchstoke Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/PC/16

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Title: Churchstoke Parish Council Records

Short title: Churchstoke Parish Council records

Dates of creation: 1744-1929

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Churchstoke Parish Council


Administrative and biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894; their records 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. Church Stoke is a parish in Powys and was formerly in the county of Montgomeryshire.


Scope and content: Records relating to Churchstoke Parish Council, 1744-1929, including vestry minutes, 1825-1895; parish council minutes, 1894-1910; poor law records, 1744-1902; financial records, 1882-1929; parish council attendance registers, 1895-1923; records of fund-raising projects, 1896-1911; enclosure records, 1852-1853; tithe records, 1838-1923; miscellaneous, 1876-1896.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Minutes; Overseers' accounts and poor rate books; Rating; Accounts; Parish councillors; Fund-raising projects; Enclosures; Tithe maps and apportionments; Miscellaneous and printed items

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited in 1991



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: Powys County Archives Service, Churchstoke Parish/ Community Council, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: April 2005



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