Dylais Lower Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Dylais Lower Parish Council, 1896-1960, including correspondence, 1896-1941; financial records, 1897-1960; nomination records, 1919-1937.

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. Dylais Lower Parish Council, until 1974 in the county of Glamorgan, was replaced by Dylais Lower Community Council, in West Glamorgan.


Arranged into the following: Minute books; Correspondence; Financial records; Nomination records; Councillors.

Access Information

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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, Dylais Lower Parish Council, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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

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Appraisal Information

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


Accruals are possible

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