Powys County Archives Office

Llanbister Parish and Community Council Records

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

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Title: Llanbister Parish and Community Council Records

Short title: Llanbister Parish and Community Council Records

Dates of creation: 1885-1993

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Llanbister Parish Council; Llanbister Community 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. Llanbister is a parish in Powys and was formerly in the county of Radnorshire.


Scope and content: Records of Llanbister Parish and Community Councils, 1885-1993, including minutes, 1894-1970; financial records, 1895-1983; declarations of acceptance of office, 1895-1991; charity and poor relief records, 1898-1997; planning applications, 1974-1991; correspondence, 1907-1993; miscellaneous, 1885-1983.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Minutes; Receipts and payment accounts; Financial statements; Declaration of acceptance of office; Dole, Williams and Meredith charities and overseers of the poor; Planning; Correspondence; Miscellaneous

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 1994



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, Llanbister 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; amended October 2006



Llanbister (Wales). | Community Council | Archives

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