Whitland Rural District Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Whitland Rural District Council, Carmarthenshire, 1923-1942, including mortgages, 1923-1931; and insurance policies for the volunteer fire brigade at Whitland, 1939-1942.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Local Government Act 1894 established urban and rural district councils. Among the responsibilities of the Whitland Rural District Council were insurance policies in respect of the members of the volunteer fire brigade at Whitland.


Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Finance Department, Carmarthen District Council, in February, 1984.


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

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