Pembrokeshire County Council, 1889-1974

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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.

References[edit]

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

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