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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Caernarfonshire County Council, Land Agent's and Rivers Catchment Board records

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XC/17

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Caernarvonshire County Council, Land Agent's Records and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board Records

Short Title: Caernarfonshire County Council, Land Agent's and Rivers Catchment Board records

Creation date(s): 1898-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Caernarfonshire County Council, Land Agent's Department; Caernarfonshire County Council, Rivers Catchment Board

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent was responsible for matters such as civil defence exercises, agricultural law, forestry, smallholdings and land drainage in the county. During the early 20th century the Land Agent was Ellis H. Jones. The Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board was set up in the 1940s and took over responsibility for rivers from the Land Agent.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent and the Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board, 1898-1979, including smallholdings records, 1898-1979, consisting of applications and letters, 1908-1915; rents, rates, reports and valuations, 1909-1955; assessment, lists and letter books, 1911-1934; ledgers, minute book and expenses books, 1898-1979; smallholding records, 1898-1976; land drainage records, 1910-1942; and miscellaneous papers, 1910-1942; and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board records, consisting of board meeting records, 1944-1950; financial records, 1948-1950; rent and rates records, 1947-1950; staff and salary records, 1944-1949; and miscellaneous papers, 1930-1950.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent's records; Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board records.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent's Records and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board Records, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Allotment of land | Wales | Gwynedd
Caernarvonshire (Wales). | County Council. | Land Agent | Archives
Caernarvonshire Rivers Catchment Board | Archives
Fishery law and legislation | Wales | Gwynedd
Local government | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names
Caernarvonshire (Wales) | County Council. | Land Agent
Caernarvonshire Rivers Catchment Board

Places
Caernarvonshire (Wales)

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