Reference code(s): GB 0214 RDVP
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council records
Short Title: Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council, records
Creation date(s): 1955
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: Single item
Name of creator(s): Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council
Administrative/Biographical history: Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council (Glamorgan) was formed from part of the Merthyr Tydfil Rural Sanitary Authority, and covered the area of the parishes of Vaynor, otherwise Faenor, and Penderyn. Of the four parishes that formed the Merthyr Tydfil Rural Sanitary Authority, these were the two that lay in Brecknockshire. It held responsibility for housing; sanitation; public health and water supply. The Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council was abolished in 1974, under the terms of the Local Government Act 1972. The parish of Penderyn became part of the Cynon Valley Borough Council, and the parish of Vaynor joined Merthyr Tydfil Borough Council.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council, 1955, consisting of a Grant of Arms Issued to the Council in 1955. The archive contains no records of the Council.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Single item
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
Physical characteristics: Good condition
Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred by the Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council.
Related material: Merthyr Tydfil Poor Law Union (UM); Cynon Valley Borough Council (DCCV).
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 Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987); 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