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Gwent Archives
Magor and St Mellons Rural District Council, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 A130

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Magor and St Mellons Rural District Council Records

Short Title: Magor and St Mellons Rural District Council, records

Creation date(s): 1935-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Magor and St Mellons Rural District Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Magor and St Mellons Rural District Council (RDC), Monmouthshire, was created on 1 April 1935 from Magor RDC and St Mellons RDC and comprised the parishes of Betws, Bishton, Coedcernyw, Dyffryn, Goldcliff, Graig, Henllys, Kemeys Inferior, Langstone, Llandevenny, Llanmartin, Llan-wern, Llanvaches, Machen Lower, Magor, Marshfields, Michaelston-y-fedw, Nash, Penhow, Peterstone Wentlloog, Rogerstone, St Bride's Wentlloog, St Mellons, Redwick, Whitson and Wilcrick. The Council comprised a number of councillors and a chairman. Its responsibilities included sanitary services, sewerage, refuse collection, maintaining local roads, cemeteries and parks, licensing of public entertainments, water supply and housing. RDCs were administered by a number of committees and by appointed officers including a Clerk, Treasurer, Medical Officer of Health, Surveyor and Sanitary Inspector. Magor and St Mellons RDC was abolished in 1974.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Magor and St Mellons Rural District Council, 1935-1974.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: To be supplied

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.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Magor and St Mellons Rural District Council, catalogue; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997); Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff, 1969).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Local government | Wales | Magor and St Mellons
Magor and St Mellons (Wales). | Rural District Council | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Magor and St Mellons (Wales) | Rural District Council

Places
Magor and St Mellons (Wales)

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