Llansadwrn Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Llansadwrn Parish Council records, Carmarthenshire, 1882-1974, including vestry book, 1882-1894, and parish council minutes, 1953-1974; minute books, 1894-1972; receipt and payment books, 1895-1960; and order for contribution books, 1895-1957.

Administrative / Biographical History

Pre-1894 civil parish records contain minutes of monthly vestry meetings relating to ecclesiastical matters, rate books, and accounts. Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894 and were responsible for civil administration and local matters, such as recreation grounds and village halls. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Arranged in chronological order.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by D Gethin Davies, Clerk to Llansadwrn Community Council in 1980


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llansadwrn Parish Council Records; Genuki website (www.fhsc.org.uk), viewed 29 September 2003; Ancestry com website (www.ancestry.com), viewed 29 September 2003; The 1911 Edition Encyclopedia (6.1911encyclopedia.org), viewed 29 September 2003; The National Gazetteer of Wales website (homepage.ntlworld.com), viewed 29 September 2003.

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