Gwent Archives

Abersychan Local Board Records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 A4312

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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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of Abersychan Local Board, 1864-1897.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Abersychan (Wales). | Local Board | Archives

Health boards | Wales | Torfaen

Personal names

Corporate names

Abersychan (Wales) | Local Board

Places

Abersychan