Llanarthne Parish Council and Community Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Llanarthne Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1894-1992, including minute books, 1894-1972; receipt and payment books, 1930-1972; register of mortgages, 1931-1932; register of graves, 1935-1954; valuation list, 1890-1897; advertisment, [c. 1890].

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 in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr H. G. Greville, Clerk to Llanarthne Community Council, March, between 1982 and Mr Owen Davies, Cefneithin, January 1988.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llanarthne Parish Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998).

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 possible

Geographical Names