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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Neyland Urban District Council, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 NEU

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Neyland Urban District Council Records

Short Title: Neyland Urban District Council, records

Creation date(s): 1899-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Neyland Urban District Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Neyland Urban District Council was established in 1900 under the Local Government Act 1894. 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. 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. After the Second World War, a considerable amount of house building undertaken by Neyland Urban District Council. Neyland Urban District Council was abolished in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Neyland Urban District Council, 1899-1987; comprising minutes of the council and committees, 1900-1974; housing committee minutes, 1959-1974; council motion books, 1947-1967; register of disclosures and general notices, 1935-1959; registers of licences, notices, etc., 1907-1974; miscellaneous clerk's files and papers, 1914-1974; ledgers, 1930-1960; abstract of accounts, 1956-1965; rating and valuation, 1919-1987; wages and salaries, 1937-1972; and planning papers, 1899-1973.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Aranged into the following: minutes of the council and committees; council motion books; register of disclosures and general notices; registers of licences, notices, etc.; miscellaneous clerk's files and papers; ledgers; abstract of accounts; miscellaneous accounts; rating and valuation; planning; and wages and salaries.

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.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The rceords were transferred to Preseli District Council upon abolition of Neyland UDC.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from Preseli District Council Office between August 1977 and December 1988.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records pre-date the existence of Neyland Urban District 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, Neyland 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); Neyland History website (, viewed 25 May 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2005

Local government | Wales | Neyland
Neyland (Wales). Urban District Council | Archives
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