Llangynnwr Parish Council and Community Council Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to the Llangynnwr Parish Council and Community Council, Carmarthenshire, 1830-1989, including minutes, 1922-1980; parish councillors declarations, 1894-1970; a list of persons served the office of overseers of the poor, 1830-1908; financial records, 1940-1983; accounts relating to the Llangynnwr Community Council, 1977-1983; and planning applications, 1977-1982.

Administrative / Biographical History

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


Arranged into: Llangynnwr Parish Council records; and Community Council records, in chronological order.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by T. R. Evans, Clerk to Llangynnwr Community Council, Llangunnor, and Mr Cyril Phillips, Clerk to the Llangynnwr Community Council, between 1976 and 1995.


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


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names