Llandeilo Rural District Council and Llandovery Rural District Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Llandeilo Rural District Council, Carmarthenshire, 1570-[20th century], including Llandeilo Rural District Council minute books, 1898-1963; ledgers, 1903-1935; declarations of acceptance of office, 1943-1973; roads committee minute books, 1914-1931; records from the Abercenne Union Work House, 1894-1909; records from the Llandeilo Fawr Sanitary Authority, 1872-1899; Llandovery Rural District Council minutes, 1907-1935; and Carmarthenshire deeds, 1570-[20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Llandeilo Rural District Council and Llandovery Rural istrict Council were responsible for housing, sanitation and public health. Both councils also had powers relating to roads, streets and to the supply of water. Llandovery RDC was merged with Llandeilo RDC in 1935. From 1974, county and district councils controlled the public services.


Arranged into the following: Llandeilo RDC minute books; Llandeilo RDC ledgers; Abercenne Union Work House; Llandeilo Fawr Sanitary Authority; Llandovery RDC; and Carmarthenshire deeds.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited in 1974.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Llandeilo Rural District Council Records and Llandovery Rural District Council Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Davies, William, and Samuel, W., Llandeilo (Carmarthen, 1993).

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