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Colwyn Borough Council records

Reference code(s): GB 2008 CO3

Held at: Conwy Archive Service

Title: Colwyn Borough Council Records

Short Title: Colwyn Borough Council records

Creation date(s): 1895-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2.75 cubic metres (75 boxes, 164 vols)

Name of creator(s): Colwyn Borough Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Colwyn Borough Council was the local authority controlling the major public services in the area, set up in 1896, covering the north part of Denbighshire. In 1996, unitary authorities were created, and Conwy County Borough Council was established.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Local government records of Colwyn Borough Council, 1895-1996, including minutes, 1895-1996; registers of disclosures and general notices, 1974-1990; list of councillors, Borough of Colwyn Bay, 1934-1974; year books of Denbighshire County Council, 1905-1966; year books of Borough of Colwyn Bay, 1960-1972; conveyance book of the Borough of Colwyn Bay, 1904-1996; photographs, 1965-1993; minute books of the Borough of Colwyn Conservation Advisory Committee, 1975-1996; financial records of Colwyn Borough Council, 1912-1986; housing and health records of Colwyn Borough Council, 1945-1976; programmes of civic events and other ephemera.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Colwyn Borough Council; minute books of the Borough of Colwyn Conservation Advisory Committee; financial records of Colwyn Borough Council; and Colwyn Borough Council Housing and Health records.

Conditions governing access: CO3/5 (files re. Victoria Pier, Colwyn Bay) is closed for 30 years.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

Language codes: engwel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: Inherited by Conwy County Borough Council for ongoing administrative purposes, c.1996.

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied 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, Colwyn Borough Council Records, Edwards, Geoffrey, The Borough of Colwyn Bay, A Social History, 1934-1974 (Colwyn Borough Council, 1984); Gwynedd Archives Service, Place Index: Restricted List of Place Names; Civic Heraldry of England and Wales website (www.civicheraldry.co.uk/), viewed 27 October 2003.

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
Colwyn (Wales). | Borough Council | Records and correspondence
Colwyn Bay (Wales) | Politics and government
Public records | Wales | Colwyn Bay

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Colwyn Bay (Wales : borough)

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