Abersychan Local Board Records
Reference code(s): GB 0218 A4312
Title: Abersychan Local Board Records
Short title: Abersychan Local Board, records
Dates of creation: 1864-1897
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: To be supplied
Name of creator(s): Abersychan Local Board
Administrative and biographical history: Abersychan Local Board of Health was created in Abersychan, Monmouthshire, under the Public Health Act 1848. As a result of the Public Health Act 1872 it became an urban sanitary authority, called Abersychan Local Board. The Board was responsible for various aspects of public health including sewerage, street cleaning and highways. In 1894 the Local Board became Abersychan Urban District Council.
Scope and content: Records of Abersychan Local Board, 1864-1897.
ACCESS AND USE
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
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, Abersychan Local Board, 1864-1897, catalogue; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Powys County Archives Office website (http://archives.powys.gov.uk/), viewed 29 September 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2005