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 under the Local Government Act 1888. The first elections were held in January 1889. The county was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972 on 1 April 1974.

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.


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