Talley Parish Council and Community council records

Scope and Content

Talley Parish Council and Community Council minute books, 1894-1994; Talley parish vestry books, 1773-1876; rate assessments, 1828-1912; and Talley Church Vestry and Parochial Church Council Minute Book, 1922-1951.

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. Parish vestry and Parochial Chuirch Council meetings continued to dela with ecclesiatsical matters.


Arranged into the following: minute books; vestry books; rate assessments; Parochial Church Council; and miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr D. I. Davies, in 1961, and Mrs M. John, Headmistress, Talley C.P. School, in 1981.


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

Geographical Names