Papers of Marian Lyons (First Council Leader of Clwyd County Council)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

County council papers (Clwyd and Denbighshire) , photographs and other miscellanea accumulated by Marian Lyons during her time as Council Leader.

Marian Lyons was a nurse by profession and served as Councillor for Abergele Urban District Council from 1963. From 1964 she served as a Denbighshire County Councillor for Abergele District. In 1974, when Denbighshire and Flintshire merged to form Clwyd she was elected as the new county's first leader becoming the first woman to serve as council leader in the UK.

Marian Lyons died on 11th January 2017, aged 94.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. It is advisable to book in advance, for details and opening hours see http://archives.denbighshire.gov.uk/visit-us/. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Denbighshire Archive Service will advise where this is the case.

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