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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Estates Department of the County Borough/ City of Swansea, records and correspondence

Reference code(s): GB 0216 EA 51

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: County Borough/ City of Swansea. Town Clerk's and Chief Executive Department. Estates Department. Records and Correspondence

Short Title: Estates Department of the County Borough/ City of Swansea, records and correspondence

Creation date(s): 1822-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Estates Department of the County Borough/ City of Swansea

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In September 1835 the old corporation of the medieval borough of Swansea was replaced by a new municipal corporation. In 1889 the borough was made autonomous from the surrounding county of Glamorgan and became a county borough. In 1969 the borough was granted city status. Following local government reorganisation in 1974 boroughs and county boroughs ceased to exit. Swansea retained the title of City.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Estates Department of the County Borough / City of Swansea records and general correspondence includes of the Swansea Corporation, 1890-1974; minerals and quarrying, 1912-1951; housing and post-war housing, 1885-1983; harbours, 1889-1947; sewers and drainage, 1908-1976; roads and pathways, 1907-1977, and the Parc Llewelyn foothpaths, 1886-1904; cemeteries, 1889-1974; lease and lease renewal, 1822-1981; the Goitre Fawr smallholding, 1921-1955; land, 1832-1986; Judges Lodgings, 1918-1926; schedules of dilapidations, 1828-1979; building applications, 1887-1971; allotments, 1913-1981; electricity, 1915-1963; properties, 1885-1983; Air Raid Precaution, 1939-1975; Evening Post offices, Adelaide Street, 1948-1970; Fairwood Common Aerodrome, 1939-1978; Oxford Street Market, 1941-1973; Swansea Baths and Laundry Co. Ltd., 1940-1970; Swansea Slaughterhouse/Abattoir, 1935-1968; town planning schemes, 1938-1953; tithe redemption annuities, 1926-1977; Ebenezer Street, 1938-1983; St. Helens ground, 1943-1975; Sketty Park Estate, 1928-1985; Usk Water Scheme, 1942-1961; Cambrian Dry Docks General Engineering (Swansea) Ltd., 1933-1984; Cwmgwyn Estate, 1925-1950; Swansea Housing (Clearance and Development), 1933-1976, and slum clearance, 1936-1969; public conveniences, 1919-1971; schools, 1925-1971; recreations, 1924-1970.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also West Glamorgan Archive Service, County Borough / City of Swansea. Town Clerk Department Records and Correspondence GB 0216 TC 38, 53, 228, 231, 322, 330.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, County Borough / City of Swansea. Town Clerk's and Chief Executive Department. Estates Department general correspondence.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Air Raid Precautions | Wales | Glamorgan
Airports | Wales | Swansea
Allotment of land | Wales | Swansea
Cemeteries | Wales | Swansea
City planning | Wales | Swansea
Civil defence | Wales | Glamorgan
Dilapidations | Wales | Swansea
Drainage | Wales | Swansea
Electric utilities | Wales | Swansea
Harbours | Wales | Swansea
Housing | Wales | Swansea
Leases | Wales | Swansea
Public utilities | Wales | Glamorgan
Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Glamorgan
Recreation | Wales | Swansea
Schools | Wales | Swansea
Schools | Wales | Swansea | Records and correspondence
Sewerage | Wales | Swansea
Sketty Park Estate (Wales) | Archives
Swansea (Wales) | History
Swansea (Wales). | Corporation | Archives
Swansea (Wales). | County Borough Council. | Town Clerk Department | Archives
Tithes | Wales | Swansea

Personal names

Corporate names
Cambrian Dry Docks General Engineering (Swansea) Ltd
Fairwood Common Aerodrome
Great Britain | Air Raid Precautions Dept. | Glamorgan County Area
Oxford Street Market | (Swansea, Wales)
Sketty Park Estate (Wales)
St. Helen's Ground (Swansea, Wales)
Swansea (Wales) | Corporation. | Estate Agent's Dept.
Swansea (Wales) | County Borough/City. | Estates Department
Swansea Baths and Laundry Company
Swansea Slaughterhouse

Places
Swansea (Wales)

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