Llanwrda Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Civil records of Llanwrda parish, Carmarthenshire, 1801-1965, including account books of the churchwardens, the overseers of the poor, the surveyors of the highways, and rate assessments for the parish, 1818-1828; vestry books, 1938-1894; Parish Council minute books, 1894-1984; notices of appointment of overseers, 1895-1926; and treasurer's receipt and payments book, 1895-1950.

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.


Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr R. Rees, Llanwrda between 1981 and 1983.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llanwrda 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 not expected

Geographical Names