Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council, c.1800-1968, including minutes, 1894-1965; declarations and nominations, 1894-1955; correspondence, 1895-1965; circulars, 1896-1911; financial records, 1895-1968; acts of parliament, 1875-1908.

Administrative / Biographical History

Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities from parish vestry meetings. The records can 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. Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council, in Glamorgan, was replaced by Llanrhidian Higher Community Council, in West Glamorgan, now in Neath Port Talbot.


Arranged into the following: Llanrhidian parish; Minutes; Declarations and nomination papers; Correspondence and circulars; Accounts; Petition; Acts of Parliament, Local Government Chronicle.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Llanrhidian Higher Parish Council, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

The estate copy of the Tithe award is West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D P839-841.

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