Whitland Parish Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of the Whitland Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1844-1974, including Llangan vestry book 1844 - 1896; minutes, 1896-1936; correspondence, 1933-1974; financial material, [c. 1926]-1969; records relating to elections, 1931-1970; maps and plans, [1930]-[1971].

Administrative / Biographical History

Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894; previously, parish vestry meetings had dealt with ecclesiatical and secular matters. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.


Arranged into the following: minutes; correspondence; financial; elections; maps and plans; printed material; and miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr E. Davies, Clerk to the Community Council, Whitland, in 1977.


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