Community & Civic Life
Radnorshire County Council
Powys County Archives
Radnorshire County Council came into being via the Local Government Act 1888 and held its first meeting on 31st January 1889. In the early days of its existence, the County Council did not have its own premises. It usually met at the Pump House Hotel in Llandrindod Wells. This was on the site where the present day County Hall, home to Powys County Council, now stands.
The meeting of 6th November 1891 was held here; 26 members of the Council were present. The chairman was Lord Ormathwaite; there were 7 aldermen and 18 ordinary councillors.
The meeting dealt with various matters, including:
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