Llanfairarybryn Parish Records

Scope and Content

Records of Llanfairarybryn parish and Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1769-1923, including ecclesiastical records, 1807-1853; records relating to the overseers of the poor, 1817-1884; and records relating to the surveyors of the highways, 1801-1926.

Administrative / Biographical History

Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Arranged into the following: ecclesiastical; overseers of the poor, surveyors of the highways; and miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source 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 Llanfairarybryn Parish 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