Carmarthen Town Council Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records relating to Carmarthen Town Council, Carmarthenshire, 1932-1995, including minute books, 1932-1974 and 1991-1995.

Administrative / Biographical History

Carmarthen was a borough council until it lost its Borough status in 1972 with the re-organisation of local government. It also had a Town Council (with powers of a parish council). A successor Community Council, with dignity of Town Council, was established. The mayor received the title of Town Mayor in 1972. The Town Council has eighteen members who elect a Sheriff, a Deputy Mayor and a Mayor every year.

Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Chief Executive, Carmarthen District Council, and Jenny Gammon, Reference Librarian between 1992 and 1995.

Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Carmarthen Town Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Lodwick, Joyce, Lodwick, Victor, The Story of Carmarthen (Carmarthen, 1994).

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

Accruals are possible

Geographical Names