Reference code(s): GB 0214 UDMA
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Mountain Ash Urban District Council records
Short Title: Mountain Ash Urban District Council records
Creation date(s): 1894-1974
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.72 cubic metres (274 vols, 52 booklets, 5 papers, 3 bundles, 1 file, 6 plans and 3 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Mountain Ash Urban District Council
Administrative/Biographical history: Mountain Ash Urban District Council (Glamorgan) was formed in 1894, following the Local Government England and Wales Act. It took over the functions of Mountain Ash Local Board of Health. The Council's area of responsibility was the parish of Llanwonno [Llanwynno], and parts of the parish of Aberdare, Glamorgan. The Urban District Council ceased to exist on 31 March 1974, and was merged with Aberdare and parts of Neath Urban District Council and part of Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council, Brecknockshire, to form Cynon Valley Borough Council.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Mountain Ash Urban District Council, 1894-1974: signed and indexed copies of council and committee minutes, 1906-1973; printed bye-laws and notices, 1896-1960; year books, 1972-1973; planning registers under the Land Charges Act 1925, 1948-1981; Medical Officer of Health reports, 1927-1928; and Education Committee records, 1903-1945.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged by date and type.
Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Glamorgan Archives policy.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Physical characteristics: Fair 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 Mountain Ash Urban District Council.
Related material: Further records are Glamorgan Archives: Mountain Ash Local Board of Health, LBMA; Aberdare Urban District Council, UDAB; Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council, RDVP; Cynon Valley Borough Council, DCCV; West Glamorgan Archive Service: Neath Rural District Council.
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 Mountain Ash Urban District Council; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History (London, 1987).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003. Amended July 2004