Records of Penrice Parish and Community Councils, 1846-2001, including minutes, 1895-2001; highway rate and account book, 1854-1855; tithe plan and apportionment, 1846.
Penrice Parish and Community Council Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894, taking over responsibilities from parish vestry meetings. The records can include minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. The parish of Penrice was in the county of Glamorgan, until local government reorganisation in 1974, when it became part of West Glamorgan. Penrice Parish Council was replaced by Penrice Community Council in 1974.
Arranged into the following: Tithe plan and apportionment; Highway rate and account book; Minutes and related papers.
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It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Penrice, catalogue.
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