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Cynon Valley Borough Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DCCV

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cynon Valley Borough Council records

Short Title: Cynon Valley Borough Council records

Creation date(s): 1974-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1.4 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Cynon Valley District Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Cynon Valley Borough Council was formed in 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972. It comprised Aberdare and Mountain Ash Urban Districts and parts of Neath Rural District, in Glamorgan, and Penderyn in Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District, formerly in Breconshire. District councils were responsible for housing, planning and development, environmental health, recreation and amenities. Cynon Valley was also a library authority. In 1996, the council was replaced by Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council as unitary authority.


Scope and content/abstract: Minutes and reports of the council and its committees, 1974-1996.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: None available


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Cynon Valley District Council


Related material: Aberdare Urban District Council, GB 0214 UDA ; Mountain Ash Urban District Council GB 0214 UDMA ; Mid Glamorgan County Council GB 0214 MGCC ; Vaynor and Penderyn Rural District Council, Powys County Archives, Llandrindod Wells, Powys


Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office fonds level description.

Rules or conventions: Descriptions follow ANW guidelines based on ISAD (G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004

Cynon Valley (Wales). | Borough Council | Records and correspondence

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Cynon Valley (Wales) | Borough Council

Cynon Valley (Wales)
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