Llangennech Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Llangennech parish council, Carmarthenshire, 1875-1974, including minutes, 1903-1974; correspondence, 1895-1971; financial, 1895-1971; papers and correspondence regarding public lighting, 1902-1962; and plans, 1919-1952.

Administrative / Biographical History

Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Arranged into the following: minutes; correspondence; financial; miscellaneous documents; and plans.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by C. Fletcher and E. Evans, Parish Council and Community Council Clerks, Llanedi, between 1960 and 1996.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llangennech Parish Council and Community Council Records.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names