Laugharne Parish Council Records and Community Council Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to Laugharne Parish Council and Laugharne Community Council, Carmarthenshire, 1895-1993, including Laugharne parish council minute books, 1895- 1969; parish councillors declarations, 1895-1952; receipt and payment accounts, 1895-1967; receipt and payment accounts for lighting, 1930-1974; parish councillors' expenses, 1939-1962; and deeds and documents, 1934-1973; correspondence, 1968-1972; maps, 1907-1908; Laugharne Parish Council minute books, 1969-1993; and records relating to Laugharne causeway, 1990-1993.

Administrative / Biographical History

Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974. Laugharne Community Council discussed the proposed Laugharne Causeway in the early 1990s. Part of Laugharne parish became a ward of Llanddowror Parish Council under the County of Carmarthen Review Order, 1935.


Arranged in chronological order.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr D. Rees, Clerk to Laugharne Township Community Council, Laugharne, March, 1976, and Marie Arnold, Community Council Clerk, St. Clears, July 1996.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Laugharne Parish Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); The Antiquities of Laugharne, Pendine and their Neighbourhoods, Carmarthenshire, Amroth, Sandersfoot, Cilgetty, Pembrokeshire, South Wales (London, 1880).

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 expected

Geographical Names