Dyfed, Wales Public Record Office
Dyfed County Council, records
Pembrokeshire Record Office
Dyfed County Council Records
Reference code: GB 0213 DYC
HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
Dyfed is presently a county in Wales.
It was formerly a county in southeast Wales.
The county was created in the year 1974.
It includes other counties such as the counties of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire.
Dyfed covers almost the same geographic space like the former county of Deheubarth. The county now serves as a site for ceremonial occasions in Wales related to Shrievalty and Lieutenancy.
The Dyfed Public record office received some documents and records from previous record offices in the area as well as printed materials such as periodicals, Acts of Parliament of the area.
The Parliamentary Acts were later revoked in 1996.
The area was then split between the authorities of Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire.
More material was later added to the Dyfed County Council collection post-dating its abolition.
CONTENT OF THE RECORD OFFICE
Records of Dyfed County Council (1901 to 1996)
Executive Documents (1975 to 1989)
Educational Materials (1977 to 1982)
Surveyor Department Records (1979 to 1996)
Maps of the county (1956 to 1987)
Industrial Development Unit Records (1972 to 1983)
County Information Officer Records (1975 to 1992)
Estate Department Records (1956 to 1983)
Pembrokeshire National Park Records (1970 to 1984)
Planning Department Records (1976 to 1983)
Treasurers Department Records (1977 to 1995)
Records of Social Services (1901 to 1984)
All records of destruction have been retained
Accruals are not expected
Archives history: Poor Law Union Records, Public Assistance Committee records were transferred to the Dyfed County Council.
ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE RECORD OFFICE
Language of all materials: English
Arrangement pattern of materials:
• Civil Protection Planning Unit;
• Education: Reports, Publications; Chief Executives Papers;
• Surveyor’s Department;
• Industrial Development Unit;
• County Information Officer;
• Estates Department;
• Pembrokeshire National Park;
• Planning Department;
• Papers transferred from Record Office Files;
• Social Services (medical records, personal records of individuals);
• Papers from Treasurers Department transferred from Modern Records.
Conditions of access: Restricted access.
Documents not open to the public:
• Letter books transferred by the Area Education Officer (not open to the public except with permission from the Education Department).
Conditions for reproducing material: Copyright regulations apply
Finding aid: Hard copy of the record office’s catalogue is available at the Pembrokeshire Record Office.