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Llanfairfechan Urban District Council records

Reference code(s): GB 2008 COB8, CP4040

Held at: Conwy Archive Service

Title: Llanfairfechan Urban District Council Records

Short Title: Llanfairfechan Urban District Council records

Creation date(s): 1872-1974 (accumulated 1894-1974)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1.75 cubic metres (7 boxes, 131 vols)

Name of creator(s): Llanfairfechan Urban District Council


Administrative/Biographical history: The Urban District Council met for the first time in 1894; previously it had been a Local Board (1872-) and Burial Board (1878-). Urban District Councils were administered by committees and by appointed officers including a clerk, treasurer, medical officer of health, surveyor and sanitary inspector. The Sanitary Committee, later the Health Committee, was incorporated into the new Health and Housing Committee, in April 1937, last meeting in April 1948. The Highways and Water Committee first met in April 1904; it was renamed the Highways Committee in 1965. The Clerk's Department accumulated a collection of photographs showing various roads and features, and also maps and building plans.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Llanfairfechan Urban District Council, 1872-1974, including minute books, 1872-1974; financial records, 1872-1974; electricity records, 1931-1948; health and housing records, including records of the Sanitary Committee, the Health and Housing Committee and the Highways Committee, 1874-1964; and records relating to the clerk's department, 1878-1973, including undated photographic negatives, [20th century], maps and plans, 1914-1962.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into COB8: minute books; finance department; electricity department; health and housing; miscellaneous registers; and clerks department, and CP4040: photographic negatives; and maps and plans.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Deposited with Gwynedd County Council's Modern Records Service [post 1974].

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from Gwynedd County Council, Modern Records Service, 2000.



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, Llanfairfechan Urban District Council Records; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford 1997); Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London 1949).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Llanfairfechan (Wales) | Politics and government
Llanfairfechan (Wales). | Urban District Council | Records and correspondence

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Llanfairfechan (Wales) | Urban District Council

Llanfairfechan (Wales)

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