GB 0210 PEMION
Pembrokeshire Conservative Association Records,
- 1930-1994 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1.571 cubic metres (57 boxes).
Name of creator
The Pembrokeshire Conservative and Unionist Association is the local party organisation for the rural parliamentary constituency of Pembrokeshire. During the period covered by these records Pembrokeshire returned a Liberal MP - Gwilym Lloyd George - until 1950 and subsequently a Labour Member - Desmond Donnelly - until 1970 when Nicholas Edwards captured the seat for the Conservatives. He, in turn, was succeeded in 1987 by another Conservative - Nicholas Bennett, who represented Pembrokeshire until 1992.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by the Pembrokeshire Conservative and Unionist Association, Haverfordwest, per Mrs Val Sanders, Agent and Secretary, October 1994.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Extensive and wide ranging records of the Pembrokeshire Conservative Association, including files of local branches, 1930-1990; and files relating to the following: general administration, 1949-1994, (including general correspondence, 1956-1994); area organization, 1950-1991; local committees, 1955-1994; women's groups and events, 1950-1990; local government, 1950s-1986; elections, 1954-1987; parliamentary candidates, 1952-1974; Rt Hon. Nicholas Edwards MP, 1972-1989; Nicholas Bennett MP, 1987-1992; social events, 1957-1988 (including draws, 1960-1988, and Colby Cup Whist Tournaments, 1961-1990); constituency issues, 1981-1988; national politics, 1951-1992; national organization, 1954-1984, including party conferences, 1969-1990; visits of politicians, 1961-1987; publications, 1962-1994; press cuttings, 1976; and miscellanea, 1984-1988.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.
Accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: local branches; general administration; general correspondence; area organization; local committees; women's groups and events; local government; elections; Parliamentary candidates; Rt Hon. Nicholas Edwards MP; Nicholas Bennett MP; social events; (draws; Colby Cup Whist Tournaments); constituency issues; national politics; national organization, including party conferences; visits of politicians; publications; press cuttings; and miscellanea.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Records less than 20 years old may not be consulted without the prior written permission of the incumbent Secretary of the Pembrokeshire Conservative Association. Constituency files of a personal nature closed for 50 years after the last date in each file: exemption s40, Freedom of Information Act 2000. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used for the preparation of the description: NLW Schedule of Pembrokeshire Conservative Association Records;