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National Library of Wales
Local Government Boundary Commission, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LOCGOVBOU

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Local Government Boundary Commission Records

Short Title: Local Government Boundary Commission, records

Creation date(s): 1945-1949

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Local Government Boundary Commission


Administrative/Biographical history: Between 1946 and 1949 the Local Government Boundary Commission examined the local government areas in Wales and the electoral arrangements for the principal areas, looking in detail at options for the amalgamation of counties and at the question of granting county borough status to Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport and Swansea.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1945-1949, of the Local Government Boundary Commission, including minutes; progress summaries; correspondence; and reports and briefs relating to boundary reviews in Welsh counties and county boroughs.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: General; Wales; South Wales (Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth and the county boroughs); particular counties (Brecknock, Glamorgan, Merioneth, Monmouth, Montgomery, Pembroke, Radnor); and county boroughs (Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Swansea).

Conditions governing access: 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.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Sir Frederick Rees, Tenby, in 1959.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Local Government Boundary Commission Records; Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales website (, viewed 13 March 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Great Britain. | Local Government Boundary Commission | Archives
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