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Neath Antiquarian Society
Neath Poor Law Union, records

Reference code(s): NAS U/N

Held at: Neath Antiquarian Society

Title: Neath Poor Law Union Records

Short Title: Neath Poor Law Union, records

Creation date(s): 1875-1912

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 7 items

Name of creator(s): Neath Poor Law Union

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Neath Poor Law Union was formed in 1836 to administer poor relief following the Poor Law Amendment Act, 1834. A workhouse (known as Lletty Nedd) was built at Penydre on the east side of the town of Neath.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Lists of paupers, 1875-1909; abstracts of accounts, 1876-1912.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into lists of paupers and abstracts of accounts.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Neath Mechanics' Institute.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: An extensive collection of Neath Poor Law Union records is held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, reference U/N

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2005


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