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Neath Antiquarian Society
Aberavon Borough, records

Reference code(s): NAS B/A

Held at: Neath Antiquarian Society

Title: Aberavon Borough Records

Short Title: Aberavon Borough, records

Creation date(s): 1753-1860

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s): Aberavon Borough


Administrative/Biographical history: Aberavon Borough was granted borough status in c. 1304-1307 by Leisan ap Morgan, Lord of Avan. Its boundaries were similar to those of the ecclesiastical parish of Aberavon. It was reformed in 1861 under a new charter.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1860; miscellaneous papers, 1759-1833.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into deeds and miscellaneous papers.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in County Hall, Swansea and the Neath Mechanics' Institute. A version of this catalogue is also available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.


Related material: A larger collection of Aberavon and Port Talbot Borough records is held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, reference B/A and B/PT.


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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