Llandeilo Urban District Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Llandeilo Urban District Council, Carmarthenshire, 1859-1971, including board of health and council minute books, 1859-1971; ledgers, 1877-1967; treasurers account books, 1927-1971; summary treasurers account books, 1927-1953; general rate book, 1900-1971; water rate books, 1947-1961; and financial records, 1901-1971.

Administrative / Biographical History

Urban district councils existed from 1894 until 1974. The Local Government Act 1894 enhanced and clarified the powers of sanitary authorities and established urban and rural districts. Llandeilo Board of Health had been set up in 1859. From 1974, county and district councils controlled the public services.


Arranged into the following: council and Board of Health minute books; ledgers; treasurers account books; summary treasurers account books; general rate book; water rate books; private contract water rate books; and wages books.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Transferred by Mr M. J. Evans, Dinefwr Borough Council, in September, 1977.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llandeilo Urban District Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Davies, William, and Samuel, W., Llandeilo (Carmarthen, 1993).

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 not expected

Geographical Names