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Gwent Archives
Gwent Health Authority, collection of papers

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3604

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Gwent Health Authority Papers

Short Title: Gwent Health Authority, collection of papers

Creation date(s): 1853-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 23 items

Name of creator(s): Gwent Health Authority


Administrative/Biographical history: Gwent Health Authority, created [c. 1974], appears to have collected reports and related material of Medical Officers of Health of various bodies and councils in Monmouthshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Newport Local Board of Health Medical Officer of Health's reports, 1853-1857, and journals, 1875-1896; reports of Medical Officers of Health (MOH) of the County Borough of Newport, 1896-1903, Newport Port Health Authority, 1939-1945, Newport Borough, [c. 1885], 1914, Llanfrechfa Upper UDC, 1920-1934, Llantarnam UDC, 1920-1934, Cwmbrân UDC, 1935-1958, Pontypool UDC, 1946-1950, Blaenavon UDC, 1947-1951, Monmouthshire County Council, 1938; Newport Infantile Health Central Committee minutes, 1930-1965; newspaper cuttings and other papers relating to MOH reports, [1880s]-[1990s]; census reports relating to Monmouthshire, England and Wales, 1881-1911.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Newport; Llanfrechfa Upper Urban District Council; Llantarnam UDC; Cwmbrân UDC; Pontypool UDC; Blaenavon UDC; Monmouthshire County Council; census reports.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Language codes: eng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: These records appear to have been inherited by Gwent Health Authority as a successor authority.

Immediate source of acquisition: [1998]



Note: [Title supplied from contents of fonds]

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Gwent Health Authority Papers, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Health boards | Wales | Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire (Wales) | Census
Public health administration | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Cwmbrân (Wales) | Urban District Council
Llanfrechfa Upper (Wales) | Urban District Council
Llantarnam (Wales) | Urban District Council
Newport (Wales) | Borough Council
Newport (Wales) | County Borough Council
Newport (Wales) | Local Board of Health

Monmouthshire (Wales)
Newport (Wales)

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