ANW logo

Archives Network Wales

Search the collections:        Search help | Advanced search   | Browse by repository

Browse the indices: Combined(searchable) Personal names Corporate names Places Subjects



[New to Archives?]

[Family history]

[Admin menu]

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Glamorgan Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details

Glamorgan Archives
Roath Local Board of Health

Reference code(s): GB 0214 LBRO

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Roath Local Board of Health

Short Title: Roath Local Board of Health

Creation date(s): 1859-1875

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (4 items)

Name of creator(s): Roath Local Board of Health (1859-1875)


Administrative/Biographical history: Roath Local Board (Glamorgan) was established in 1859, and covered all of the parish of Roath, Glamorgan. In 1875, with the extension of the boundaries of the Borough of Cardiff to include Roath and Canton, the Roath Local Board of Health was amalgamated with the Cardiff Local Board of Health.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Roath Local Board of Health, 1859-1875, comprised of: minutes, 1859-1875; letter book, 1859-1861; mortgage register, 1861-1873; and poster relating to the water supply, 1875.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by type and date.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Physical characteristics: Most items in good condition. No items unfit for production.

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The custodial history of these records has not been documented, but they appear to have been inherited by Cardiff Borough Council.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from Cardiff Central Library in 1975 (accession no. 3506).


Related material: Related material in the Glamorgan Archives: BUBRO Roath Burial Board; BCLB Records of the Borough of Cardiff acting as Local Board of Health. 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 (1848-1888), the Local Government Act Office (1858-1871), and the Local Government Board (1871-1894) held at 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 Roath Local Board of Health; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987); Hey, David, The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History, (Oxford, 1996); Stephens, W.B., Sources for English Local History, (Cambridge, 1981).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Roath (Cardiff, Wales). | Local Board of Health | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Roath (Cardiff, Wales) | Local Board of Health

Roath (Cardiff, Wales)

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Glamorgan Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details