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Glamorgan Archives
Caerphilly Local Board of Health

Reference code(s): GB 0214 LBCAE

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Caerphilly Local Board of Health

Short Title: Caerphilly Local Board of Health

Creation date(s): 1893-1894

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.002 cubic metres (1 vol)

Name of creator(s): Carphilly Local Board of Health


Administrative/Biographical history: The Caerphilly Local Board (Glamorgan) was created in June 1893 out of the Pontypridd Rural Sanitary District. It covered parts of the parishes of Eglwysilan and Llanfabon, and included Llanbradach, Ystrad Mynach, Nelson, Aber, Groeswen, Nantgarw, Taff's Well, and Tongwynlais, as well as the town of Caerphilly. Under the Local Government Act 1894, the Local Board became the Caerphilly Urban District Council.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Carphilly Local Board of Health 1893-1894, consists of: bye-laws pertaining to the Caerphilly Local Board of Health.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Single item

Conditions governing access: No restrictions. This volume is stored in an outside repository. It should be ordered at least a week in advance of an intended visit so that it can be brought into the Record Office for consultation in the search room.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Fair condition

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Record Office have been retained. Open access

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The records were inherited by the Caerphilly Urban District Council in 1895.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Caerphilly Urban District Council.


Related material: Related material in the Glamorgan Record Office: UPP 124-128, records of the Board of Guardians acting as Rural Sanitary Authority; UDCAE, records of Caerphilly Urban District Council (in particular UDCAE C1/1, which includes minutes for the Local Board for the period Jun 1893-Dec 1894). Associated material held in other repositories: records relating to individual local boards of health can be found among the records of the General Board of Health (1848-1858), the Local Government Act Office (1858-1871), and the Local Government Board (1871-1894) held at the National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office) in London.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for Caerphilly Local Board of Health; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987); Stephens, W.B., Sources for English Local History, (Cambridge, 1981); Richards, H.P., A History of Caerphilly, (Cowbridge, 1975).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003. Amended January 2005

Local government | Wales | Caerphilly

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Caerphilly (Wales) | Local Board of Health

Caerphilly (Wales)

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