Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council and Community Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council and Community Council, Carmarthenshire, 1868-1982, including minute books, 1885-1949; parish council receipt and payment ledgers, 1895-1955; overseers receipt and payment ledgers, 1868-1921; Gwernogle school board records, 1878-1898; rate books, 1885-1925; maps, 1842-1960; correspondence, 1923-1969; financial, 1900-1969; electoral papers, 1931-1970; printed material, 1896-1968; papers and correspondence relating to the administration of Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn Community Council, 1974-1982.

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 into minute books; parish council receipt and payment ledgers; overseers receipt and payment ledgers; Gwernogle School Board Records; rate books; maps; correspondence; financial; electoral; and printed material.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by R. T. Lenny, Clerk to the Parish Council, May, 1971 and by Mr P. A. Wilde, June, 1990.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llanfihangel Rhosycorn Parish Council Records.

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