St Clears Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of St Clears Parish Council and Town Council, Carmarthenshire, 1853-1996, including acceptances and resignations of office, 1885-1992; rates, 1853-1926; copy letters, 1986-1993; letters received, 1987-1992; letters received, 1993-1996.

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, including St Clears Town Council, replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Arranged into the following: acceptances and resignations of office; finance; correspondenc; and official.

Conditions Governing Access

Copy letters closed until 2024; letters received closed until 2023; and letters received closed until 2027.

Acquisition Information

Not known


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of St Clears 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 possible

Geographical Names