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Rhymney Valley District Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DCRV.

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Rhymney Valley District Council records

Short Title: Rhymney Valley District Council records

Creation date(s): 1963-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 3.4 cubic metres (119 volumes, 756 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Rhymney Valley District Council


Administrative/Biographical history: District CouncilS were formally established in 1974 and abolished in 1996 by Local Government Acts. Rhymney Valley District Council replaced the older authorities of Gelligaer Urban District Council, Caerphilly Urban District Council, part of Cardiff Rural District Council, and a small part of Bedwas and Machen Urban District Council. Rhymney Valley District Council was amalgamated with Islwyn Borough Council in 1996 to form Caerphilly County Borough.


Scope and content/abstract: Committee and sub-committee minutes of Rhymney Valley District Council, 1973-1996; planning applications, 1974-1977; planning regulation files, 1974-1980; payments to members records, 1973-1977 and general improvement area reports and proposals, 1974.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access: Some material may be restricted under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Rhymney Valley District Council, 1975-1982.


Related material: Glamorgan County Council (GCC); Mid Glamorgan County Council (MGCC)


Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan record office finding aids.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004.

Rhymney Valley (Wales). | District Council | Records and correspondence

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Rhymney Valley (Wales) | District Council

Rhymney Valley (Wales : district)

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