Kidwelly Borough Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of former Kidwelly Borough Council, Carmarthenshire, 1893-[c. 1970s], including minutes, 1921-[c. 1970s]; records relating to Kidwelly Quay, 1897-1924; records relating to housing, 1926-1969; financial records, 1882-1968; rates, 1893-1968; and valuations, 1886-1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, was a medieval borough. In 1893, it was reincorporated as a borough council; the existence of the Kidwelly Borough Council came to an end in April 1974.


Arranged into minutes; Kidwelly Quay; surveyors;; housing; finance; rates; and valuations.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr K. S. Edwards, Solicitor and Town Clerk, in October 1986.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Kidwelly Borough Records; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Griffiths, David F., A History of Llanelli Borough Council (Llanelli 1996); Lloyd, J. E., History of Carmarthenshire, vol. II.; Jackon, Eric, W., The Structure of Local Government in England and in Wales (London 1949).

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

Related Material

Further papers are Carmarthenshire Archives Service CDX/60 and Museum Collection.

Geographical Names