Dyffryn Clydach Parish Council

Scope and Content

Records of Dyffryn Clydach Parish and Community Councils, 1894-1992.

Administrative / Biographical History

Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities from parish vestry meetings. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Dyffyrn Clydach Parish Council, until 1974 in the county of Glamorgan, was replaced by Dyffryn Clydach Community Council, in West Glamorgan. Following further reorganization in 1996, the community council is located in Neath Port Talbot.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

Records closed for 30 years after date of creation

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Dyffryn Clydach Parish Council, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names