Llandyfaelog Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to Llandyfaelog Parish, Carmarthenshire, 1782-1956, including vestry books, 1782-1919; Parish Council minute books, 1894-1948; records relating to the Poor rate, 1839-1926; receipts, 1834-1918; minutes regarding highways, 1835-1851; valuation list, 1897-1922; and maps and plans, 1842-1956.

Administrative / Biographical History

Pre-1894 monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rate books, and accounts. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974.


Arranged into the following: vestry books; minute books; poor rate; receipts and miscellaneous; maps and plans; rate books; receipt and payment book; minutes regarding highways; valuation list; and postage books.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by D. L. Williams, Esqre, Cwmffrwd, September, 1962.


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