County Hospital Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to the Executive Council for the County of Pembroke, Pembokeshire, 1945-1972, including minutes, 1947-1956; finance and general purposes committee minutes, 1947-1965; ophthalmic services committee minutes, 1948-1957; attendance register, 1947-1970; Insurance Committee ledger, 1945-1948; Executive Council ledger, 1948-1961; Insurance Committee cash book, 1944-1948; Executive Council cash book, 1948-1950; cash books, 1954-1972; and doctors' personal record sheets, 1948-1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

Local Executive Councils were constituted by section 31 of the National Health Service Act 1946, in order to exercise functions with respect to the provision of general medical, dental, pharmaceutical and supplementary opthalmic services. The Council consisted of members nominated by the Minister of Health, by the County Council and by the Local Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Committees. The Pembrokeshire Insurance Committee was a predecessor body, which dealt with family doctors, dentists and pharmaceutical arrangements in Pembrokeshire. In 1974, the Local Executive Council was replaced by Pembrokeshire Health Authority.


Arranged into minutes; finance and general purposes committee minutes; ophthalmic services committee minutes; attendance register; ledgers; Insurance Committee cash book; Executive Council cash book; cash books; doctors personal record sheets.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Received from M. Park, Pembrokeshire Health Authority, County Hospital, Haverfordwest, in August 1982.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Pembrokeshire Health Authority - County Hospital records, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The records came into the possession of Pembrokeshire Health Authority, County Hospital, Haverfordwest.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

The main records of the Insurance Committee are Pembrokeshire Record Office, TIN.

Geographical Names