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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Narberth Urban District Council, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 NAU

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Narberth Urban District Council Records

Short Title: Narberth Urban District Council, records

Creation date(s): 1902-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Narberth Urban District Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Narberth Urban District Council was created in 1902 by an order of the Local Government Board, covering part of the parish of Narberth, Pembrokeshire. The Council's responsibilities included sanitary services, sewerage, refuse collection, housing, streets, cemeteries, libraries, parks, controls on buildings such as petrol stations, and licensing of public entertainments. From 1925 it also became a rating authority. UDCs were administered by a number of committees and by appointed officers including a Clerk, Treasurer, Medical Officer of Health, Surveyor, Rating Officer and Sanitary Inspector. Narberth Urban District Council was abolished in 1974.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Narberth Urban District Council, 1902-1974, comprising records of the Clerk's Department, 1905-1974; minutes of the Council, 1905-1974; records of the Treasurer's Department, 1902-1974; ledgers, 1912-1968; rate books, 1923-1974; and wages and salaries, accounts, 1938-1973.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Clerk's Department; and Treasurer's Department.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred by P. Klee and deposited by R. L. Black between February 1973 and January 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes some material pre-dating the establishment of the Council.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Narberth Urban District Council, catalogue; 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: May 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Local government | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Narberth (Wales). Urban District Council | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Narberth (Wales) | Urban District Council

Places
Narberth (Wales)

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