Llangathen Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to Llangathen Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1871-1974, including vestry minute book, 1871-1894; parish council minute books, 1894-1974; and highway rate receipt and payment book, 1882-1886.

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 into the following: minutes; and highway receipt and payment book.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Miss E. Rees, Llangathen, Clerk of Llangathen Community Council.


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