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Flintshire Record Office
Rhyl Urban District Council, plans and papers

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/1109

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Rhyl Urban District Council Plans and Papers

Short Title: Rhyl Urban District Council, plans and papers

Creation date(s): 1825-1962

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 69 items

Name of creator(s): Rhyl Urban District Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Rhyl Urban District Council (UDC), Flintshire, was established under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1894. The Council's responsibilities, inherited from bodies such as the Improvement Commissioners, included sanitary services, sewerage, refuse collection, housing, streets, cemeteries, libraries, parks and controls on buildings such as petrol stations. The Council was administered by committees and by appointed officers including a Clerk, Treasurer and Surveyor. The Council oversaw Rhyl baths and Rhyl Library. Rhyl UDC was abolished in 1974 following local government reorganisation, being absorbed into Rhuddlan Borough Council.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to and inherited by Rhyl Urban District Council, 1825-1962, including deeds relating to the Baths, Rhyl, 1840-1876; plans of Rhyl Town Hall and Library, 1874-1906, 1961; deposited and other plans, 1880-1902; public notices, [c. 1886]-1939; photographs, [c. 1900]-[c. 1930]; sale plans, 1849; mortgages, 1854-1874; agreements with tradesmen, 1937-1941; and Land Tax assessments, 1940-1941.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds; plans; public notices; photographs; miscellaneous and Rhyl Improvement Commissioners.

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further papers are Flintshire Record Office, UD/F, IC and D/DM/714 and Denbighshire Record Office, UDD/E.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier records transferred to Rhyl UDC.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Rhyl UDC Plans and Papers; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Buildings | Wales | Rhyl | Designs and plans
Deeds | Wales | Rhyl
Municipal buildings | Wales | Rhyl | Designs and plans
Rhyl (Wales). | Urban District Council | Records and correspondence

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Rhyl (Wales) | Urban District Council

Rhyl (Wales)

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