Llansteffan Parish Council and Community Council Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Llansteffan Parish Council and Community Council, Carmarthenshire, 1822-1974, including minute books, 1822-1954; title deeds, 1960-1980; financial records, 1896-1986; correspondence, 1920-1991; and notices of Community Council meetings, 1973-1982.

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.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: minutes; title deeds; financial; correspondence; and community council meetings, in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by T. D. Hesford, Mrs Lowden and Alison Smith, clerks to Llansteffan Community Council between 1976 and 1992.

Note

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

Accruals are possible