Pembrokeshire County Council, 1889-1974

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This is an article about the original Pembrokeshire County Council. See also Pembrokeshire County Council, the post-1996 unitary authority.

The administrative county of Pembrokeshire and the first Pembrokeshire County Council was established in 1889[1] under the Local Government Act 1888.[2] The first elections were held in January 1889.[3] The county was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972 on 1 April 1974.[4]

As a result of the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, which came into force on 1 April 1996, a new unitary authority of Pembrokeshire was established.


  1. ^ "Pembrokeshire County Council Records - Archives Hub". Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Local Government Act 1888".
  3. ^ "PEMBROKESHIRE.|1889-01-25|The Pembrokeshire Herald and General Advertiser - Welsh Newspapers Online - The National Library of Wales". Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Local Government Act 1972". Retrieved 11 March 2019.

See also[edit]