Barry Constituency Labour Party, Records

Scope and Content

Minute book, correspondence, notes on prominent members

Administrative / Biographical History

The Barry constituency was created for the 1950 parliamentary election and abolished for the 1983 general election. In 1983 the majority of the constituency was passed to the new Vale of Glamorgan constituency while the district of Penarth became part of Cardiff South and Penarth constituency. Offices were based both in Barry and Penarth.


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with data protection legislation and GA policy.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Vale of Glamorgan Constituency Labour Party, January 2015

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Louise Hunt for Glamorgan Archives

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Vale of Glamorgan Constituency Labour Party records D1210.