Carmarthenshire Community Council Records

Scope and Content

Carmarthenshire Community Council records, [c. 1945]-1978, mainly minute books relating to various councils and societies, 1948-1974, including Carmarthenshire Association of Parish Councils Executive Committee minute books, 1948-1969; Carmarthenshire Community Council finance and general purposes committee minute books, 1949-1968; Carmarthenshire Local History Society minute book, 1951-1957; Carmarthenshire Old People's Welfare Committee minute book, 1951-1963; receipts and payment books, 1956-1964; annual reports, 1950-1975; and Carmarthenshire Association of Local Councils, Executive Committee Minute book, 1969-1978.

Administrative / Biographical History

Carmarthenshire Community Council acted as a forum for parish councils in the county. It appointed a part-time charities review officer in 1966 to enquire into the state of charities in the county. The committee was re-named Dyfed Rural Council in 1974.


Arranged in chronological order.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by L. E. Burns, Dyfed Rural Council Carmarthen and Mr D. M. Phillips, Director Dyfed Association, Carmarthen between 1982 and 1986.


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