Trades and Labour Council, Rhondda East, No 9 ward, Records

Scope and Content

Letter book, 1920-1922; and account book of the Labour Representation Fund, 1908-1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

Trades and Labour Councils were set up to to propagate Labour principles amongst the working classes, secure Labour representation on local boards and councils and to raise money to defray the costs of electioneering and attendance at committees. Rhondda East Trades and Labour Council, No. 9 ward, Glamorgan, was founded in 1904, and remained active until 1922.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1992

Other Finding Aids

A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office

Archivist's Note

Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Williams, Chris Democratic Rhondda, politics and society 1885-1951 (1996 Cardiff).

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names