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Conwy Archive Service
Conwy County Borough Council, department records

Reference code(s): GB 2008 CO1/D

Held at: Conwy Archive Service

Title: Conwy County Borough Council: Individual Departments Records

Short Title: Conwy County Borough Council, department records

Creation date(s): 1926-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.3 cubic metres (9 boxes, 3 vols at October 2003)

Name of creator(s): Aberconwy Borough Council.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Conwy County Borough Council inherited records from departments of the Aberconwy & Colwyn Borough Councils, including Weights and Measures (later Trading Standards), Property Services, and Licensing and Registration Departments.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Local government records accumulated by the individual departments of Conwy County Borough Council, Caernarfonshire, from one of its predecessor authorities, Aberconwy Borough Council, 1974-1996, which in turn had inherited records from predecessor UDCs and RDCs, including records relating to trading standards, 1937-1972; records relating to property services, 1982-1995; and licensing and registration records, 1926-1994 (including petroleum spirit, hackney carriages, theatrical employers, farms, game dealers, mussels, gaming, pleasure boats, slaughtermen, and theatres).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations reply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Conwy Archives Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: A small proportion of records have been selected for permanent preservation from those deposited in the Modern Records Service.

Accruals: Accruals are regularly received

Archival history: Transferred to Conwy County Borough Council for ongoing administrative purposes in 1996. Deposited with Modern Records Service and selected for permanent preservation by Conwy Archive Service.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from Conwy County Borough Council Modern Records Service.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title compiled from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Conwy Archives Service, Conwy County Borough Council; Conwy County Borough website (www.conwy.gov.uk), viewed 21 October 2003; Gwynedd Archives Service, Place Index: Restricted List of Place Names; Gwynedd Archives Service, Place Index: Restricted List of Place Names.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Aberconwy (Wales). | Borough Council | Records and correspondence
Conwy (Wales) | Politics and government
Conwy (Wales). | County Borough Council | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Aberconwy (Wales) | Borough Council
Conwy (Wales) | County Borough Council

Places
Conwy (Wales)

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