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Ceredigion Archives
Newcastle Emlyn Urban District Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 NCU

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Newcastle Emlyn Urban District Council Records

Short Title: Newcastle Emlyn Urban District Council Records

Creation date(s): 1960-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 37 items

Name of creator(s): Newcastle Emlyn Urban District Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Newcastle Emlyn Urban District Council (UDC), Carmarthenshire, was established under the Local Government Act 1894. UDCs comprised councillors and a chairman and were elected for three years. Their responsibilities included sanitary services, sewerage, refuse collection, housing, streets, cemeteries, libraries, parks, controls on buildings such as petrol stations, and licensing of public entertainments. UDCs were administered through a number of committees and by appointed officers including a clerk, financial officer, medical officer of health, surveyor and sanitary inspector. Newcastle Emlyn UDC was abolished in 1974.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minutes, 1960-1965; correspondence and letter books, 1965-1973; budgets and reports of the clerk and chief financial officer, 1963-1974; estimates of income, expenditure and rates, 1960-1973; finance general file, 1963-1968; creditors' vouchers, 1963-1966; reports, 1971-1972; housing point schemes, 1961; and maps and plans, 1971-1973.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: plans; minutes; correspondence; housing; budget and report; income and expenditure; financial; creditors vouchers; and reports.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Ceredigion Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Found among the records of the Teifiside Rural District Council and formerly listed as SUD/NE.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred to the Cardiganshire Record Office by the Chief Executive, Ceredigion District Council, 1975.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (http://archifdy-ceredigion.org.uk/schedules-js.html), Newcastle Emlyn Urban District Council (NCU), viewed 4 November 2003; 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: November 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Newcastle Emlyn (Wales). | Urban District Council | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Newcastle Emlyn (Wales) | Urban District Council

Places
Newcastle Emlyn (Wales)

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