Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Raglan United Community Council.
Raglan United Parish Council.
Raglan United Parish Council and Community Council, Records
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Biographical/Historical note

Parish Councils were formed under the Local Government Act 1894 to have oversight of various amenities for rural areas. In Wales, Parish Councils became Community Councils by the Local Government Act 1972. The local government parish of Raglan United was created in 1935 (by the County of Monmouth Review Order) out of the parishes of Llandenny, Llangovan, Penyclawdd and Raglan. On 1st April 1974 the Raglan United Parish Council became Raglan United Community Council.

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Scope and Contents note

Minute Books, financial records and correspondence; Raglan Castle Passes Book [the Ministry of Works allowed local residents free entry to Ancient Monuments on production of a pass issued by the local authority; the book contains names and addresses of residents who applied for passes].

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Conditions Governing Access note

Please refer to our policy document on closure periods, available at

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

It is not known whether all records were retained.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Other records of Raglan United Parish Council are at Gwent Archives, D426.

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Other Finding Aids note

Copies of finding aids are available at Gwent Archives.

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Collection Inventory

Minute Books 

 D2787/1 Raglan United Parish Council Minute Book 1959-1963 

 D2787/2 Raglan United Parish Council Minute Book 1963-1969 

 D2787/3 Raglan United Parish Council Minute Book 1969-1974 

 D2787/4 Raglan United Community Council Minute Book 1974-1983 

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Financial Records 

 D2787/5 Allotment rents collection account book 1931-1969 

 D2787/6 Precept payment book 1955-1974 

 D2787/7 Allotment garden rent receipt books 1. 1956-1969 2. 1969-1974 3. 1974-1978 4. 1983-1987 [4 vols] 1956-1987 

 D2787/8 Receipts and payments account book 1959-1978 

 D2787/9 Telephone calls, correspondence register and postage record 1960-1974 

 D2787/10 'Audited' accounts: miscellaneous papers including statements, balances, cheque stubs invoices in the following [original] bundles: 1. 1959-1960 2. 1960-1961 3. 1961-1962 4. 1961-1974 5. 1962-1963 6. 1963-1964 7. 1964-1965 8. 1965-1966 9. 1966-1967 10. 1967-1968 11. 1968-1969 12. 1969-1970 13. 1970-1971 14. 1971-1972 15. 1974-1975 16. 1975-1976 17. 1975-1984 18. 1976-1977 19. 1977-1978 20. 1978-1979 21. 1979-1980 [21 bundles] 1959-1984 

 D2787/11 Miscellaneous papers including bank pass books, invoices and cheque stubs 1958-1985 

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 D2787/12 Re. local administration including footpathes, road-widening, parish boundaries in the following [original] files: 1. 1956-1959 2. 1960-1961 3. 1961-1962 4. 1962-1964 5. 1964-1966 6. 1966-1968 7. 1970-1974 [7 files] 1956-1974 

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 D2787/13 Raglan Castle Passes book 1961-1980 

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