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Glamorgan Archives
Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council, records

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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.

ACCESS AND USE

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/

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 the Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Merthyr Tydfil Poor Law Union (UM); Cynon Valley Borough Council (DCCV).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Heraldry | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Vaynor and Penderyn (Wales) | Rural District Council

Places
Vaynor and Penderyn (Wales)

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