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West Glamorgan Archive Service
1910 land valuation maps

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD PRO VAL

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: 1910 Land Valuation Maps

Short Title: 1910 land valuation maps

Creation date(s): 1910

Level of description: Series

Extent: (16 maps)

Name of creator(s): Board of Inland Revenue, Valuation Office, Swansea District

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Finance (1909/1910) Act (or Finance Act 1910) included provisions for taxing any increase in the value of land, by undertaking a baseline valuation of all land owned in England and Wales in 1909 against which subsequent sale prices could be compared. The valuation was undertaken by District Valuation Offices of the Commissioners of Inland Revenue, and involved the compilation of Field Books and maps listed all property; a 'Domesday' book summarising this information, and various Forms (including Form 37, listing all holdings of a particular individual). The Welsh Region was divided into 11 districts, including the Swansea District, which covered parts of Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Land valuation maps of Glamorgan, 1910.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by edition

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Land valuation books, 1909-1910 and provisional valuation forms, 1911-1916, are at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D PRO/VAL.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1910 Land Valuation Maps, catalogue; The National Archives, Domestic Records Information 46, Valuation Office Records: The Finance (1909-1910) Act, information sheet, (http://www.catalogue.nationalarchives.gov.uk/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=102), viewed 27 January 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Great Britain. | Valuation Office. | Swansea District | Archives
Land value taxation | Wales | Neath Port Talbot
Land value taxation | Wales | Swansea

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | Valuation Office. | Swansea District

Places
Glamorgan (Wales)
Neath Port Talbot (Wales)
Swansea (Wales)

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