Llanelli Borough Council records

Scope and Content

Records of Llanelli Borough Council, Carmarthenshire, 1830-1985, including minutes of Llanelli Borough Council, 1936-1985; minutes of Llanelli Borough Council Education Committee, 1936-1945; year books, 1937-1950; annual reports of the borough medical officer of health, 1949-1962; and Llanelli maps, 1830-1949 and planning applications, 1874 - 1904.

Administrative / Biographical History

Llanelli Borough Council was established in 1894; Llanelli was confirmed as a chartered borough in 1913. Llanelli Borough Council was responsible for local government services, including health, water supplies, education, estates, public libraries, roads and highways. Llanelli Borough Council ceased to exist as a unit of local government in 1974. The town hall was opened in 1896 as the administrative centre for local government offices. The Llanelli Local Board of Health had previously been responsible for improving sanitation, drainage and water supplies.


Arranged into the following: minutes of Llanelli Borough Council; minutes of Llanelli Borough Council, Education Committee; minutes of Carmarthenshire Education Committee, Llanelli District Sub-Committeee; Llanelli Borough Council Year Book; miscellaneous; Llanelli Borough Council minute books; and maps. Additional large deposits by the Borough Librarian of unlisted items [c. 2000].

Access Information

Ar Agor / Open

Dim cyfyngiadau / No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit


Acc Nos: 5446; 5920; 6870; & 7260.

Other Finding Aids

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifau Sir Gaerfyrddin ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Archifau Sir Gaerfyrddin yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen / Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Carmarthenshire Archives and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Carmarthenshire Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr da / Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for Archifau Sir Gaerfyrddin / Carmarthenshire Archives using the following source: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llanelli Borough 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).

Appraisal Information

Mae'r holl gofnodiadau sy'n cydymffurfio â pholisi casglu Archifau Sir Gaerfyrddin wedi eu cadw / All records which meet the collection policy of the Carmarthenshire Archives have been retained

Custodial History

Transferred by Mrs M. Joseph, Llanelli and transferred by John Davies, County Archivist between 1979 and 1996


Mae croniadau yn bosibl / Accruals are possible