Mathern Community Council

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Mathern Community Council
1.0 not recorded

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Biographical/Historical note

Parish Councils were formed by the Local Government Act 1894, to have oversight of amenities within rural areas. In Wales parish councils became community councils under provisions of the Local Government Act 1972.

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Scope and Contents note

Records of Mathern Community Council: minutes 1988-1998, correspondence 1920-2002, reports 1991-1996, prize certificate 1996.

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Arrangement note

Arranged in the following way; Administration, Correspondence, Reports, Other.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Gwent Archives

Conditions Governing Access note

Usual conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply.

Accruals note

Accruals are not expected.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note


Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Other Finding Aids note

A hard copy catalogue is available at Gwent Archives.

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Collection Inventory


 D4518/1 Minutes Mar 1988–May 1995 

 D4518/2 Minutes Nov 1991–Mar 1998 

 D4518/3 Minutes 1995–1996 

 D4518/4 Minutes May 1996–Mar 1997 

 D4518/5 Minutes May 1997–Mar 1998 

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 D4518/6 Correspondence relating to Mathern War Memorial and War Fund 1920–1996 

 D4518/7  Petition and correspondence relating to proposed development of village green 1965–1988 

 D4518/8 Correspondence relating to drainage and water supply 1974–1995 

 D4518/9 Correspondence relating to Monmouthshire Wells Trail 1974-1998 

 D4518/10 Correspondence relating to proposed charities scheme 1977–1993 

 D4518/11 Correspondence, reports and notes relating to planning 1979–2002 

 D4518/12 Correspondence relating to education and schools, including proposals for new primary school in Chepstow and residential development at the rear of Mathern School 1980–1989 

 D4518/13 Correspondence relating to tree preservation and planting 1981–1996 

 D4518/14 Correspondence and reports relating to Pwllmeyric/Mathern Village Plan, and to Monmouth Borough Local Plan 1982–1991 

 D4518/15 Correspondence and circulars relating to Second Servern Crossing and Wye Bridge Pier Protection 1984–1994 

 D4518/16 Correspondence surveys and reports relating to transport, particularly park and ride scheme, bus services and proposed Chepstow bypass 1985–1993 

 D4518/17 Correspondence relating to Best Kept Village Competition 1986–1994 

 D4518/18 Correspondence, maps and report relating to rights of way survey, strategy for access to Gwent Countryside, and Joint Countryside Recreation Strategy 1989–1996 

 D4518/19 Correspondence and report relating to Chepstow Local Plan 1990 

 D4518/20 Correspondence, itineraries and manual relating to rights of way 1991–1995 

 D4518/21 Correspondence and judges scoring sheets relating to Best Kept Village Competition 1993–2000 

 D4518/22 Correspondence, minutes and reports relating to Liaison Group for re-organisation of local government 1995 

 D4518/23 Correspondence and circulars, mainly from Gwent Association of Local Councils 1995–1996 

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 D4518/24 Economic Development Strategy: Draft 1991-1996 

 D4518/25 Monmouth Borough Local Plan: Deposit Version 1993 

 D4518/26 Monmouth Borough Local Plan: Draft Development Briefs 1993 

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 D4518/27 Framed prize certificate awarded to Mounton for winning Best Kept Village Competition 1996 

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