St Ishmaels Parish Council and Community Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of St Ishmaels Parish Council and Community Council, Carmarthenshire, 1946-1985, including minute books, 1946-1987; correspondence, 1967-1981; and financial records, 1952-1980.

Administrative / Biographical History

Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Arranged into the following: minute books; councillors declaration book; correspondence and miscellaneous papers; financial records; Carmarthenshire/Dyfed Association of Community Councils; The National Association of Local Councils; Llanelli Borough Council; Dyfed County Council; Carmarthen Citizen's Advice Bureau; Commons, Open Spaces and Footpaths Preservation Society; Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales; Electricity Consultative Council; miscellaneous publications; and Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr A. Dark, Clerk, Ferryside, in 1981 and in 1986.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of St Ishmaels 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