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Gwent Archives
Pontypool Local Board, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 A433

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Pontypool Local Board Records

Short Title: Pontypool Local Board, records

Creation date(s): 1863-1895

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Pontypool Local Board


Administrative/Biographical history: Pontypool Local Board of Health was created in Pontypool, Monmouthshire, under the Public Health Act 1848. As a result of the Public Health Act 1872 it became an urban sanitary authority, under the name Pontypool Local Board. The Board was responsible for various aspects of public health including sewerage, street cleaning and highways. In 1894 the Local Board was replaced by Pontypool Urban District Council.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pontypool Local Board, 1863-1895.


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.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



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, Pontypool Local Board, 1863-1895, catalogue; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Powys County Archives Office website (, viewed 29 September 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2005

Health boards | Wales | Torfaen
Pontypool (Wales). | Local Board | Archives

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