Kidwelly Town Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Kidwelly Town Council, Carmarthenshire, 1886-1970, including rate books, 1891-[early 1950s]; valuation lists, 1886-1962; housing rent account books, 1936-1968; ledgers; 1936-1949; and contract books, 1910-1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, was a medieval borough. It was re-incorporated as a Borough Council in 1893; Kidwelly Town Council was created at the same time, with responsibility for housing, valuation and rates.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

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Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Kidwelly Town Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Griffiths, David F., A History of Llanelli Borough Council (Llanelli 1996); Lloyd, J. E., History of Carmarthenshire, vol. II.

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

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