FLINTSHIRE PARISH AND COMMUNITY COUNCILS RECORDS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records relating to the parish and community councils in Flintshire, 1800-2009.

Administrative / Biographical History

Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over administrative functions from the parish council vestry meetings, with powers over rating, public spaces and amenities, cemeteries. In 1974, parish councils in Wales became community councils (in some cases styled "town councils").

Arrangement

Arranged into the following groups: Bagillt Community Council; Bangor Is-coed Parish Council; Bettisfield Parish Council; Bodelwyddan Parish Council; Brynford Parish Council and Community Council; Caerwys Parish Council; Cilcain Parish Council; Connah's Quay Town Council; Cwm Parish Council and Community Council; Dyserth Parish Council and Community Council; Halghton Parish Council; Halkyn Parish Council; Hanmer Parish Council and Community Council; Hawarden Parish Council; Higher Kinnerton Parish Council; Hope Parish Council and Community Council; Leeswood Parish Council and Community Council; Llanasa Parish Council and Community Council; Llanfynydd Parish Council and Community Council; Marford and Hoseley Parish Council; Meliden Parish Council; Mold Rural Parish Council; Nannerch Parish Council and Community Council; Nercwys Parish Council and Community Council; Northop Parish Council and Community Council; Overton Parish Council and Community Council; Penley Parish Council and Community Council; Prestatyn Town Council; Queensferry Community Council; Rhuddlan Parish Council and Town Council; St Asaph Parish Council; East Saltney Parish Council; West Saltney Parish Council and Community Council; Sealand Parish Council and Community Council; Tremeirchion Parish Council and Community Council; Treuddyn Parish Council and Community Council; Tybroughton Community Council; Waen Parish Council and Community Council; Whitford Parish Council and Community Council; Willington Parish Council; Worthenbury Parish Council; Ysceifiog Parish Council.

Conditions Governing Access

Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain personal information as defined by the Act.

Acquisition Information

Deposited from 1953 by the respective Clerks of the various Parish and Community Councils.

Note

Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided).

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedules of Parish and Community Council Records.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of this catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project and amended by Steven Davies of Flintshire Record Office. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedules of Parish and Community Council Records.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

Various

Accruals

Accruals are expected

Geographical Names