Neath Antiquarian Society
Neath Poor Law Union Records
Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS U/N
Title: Neath Poor Law Union Records
Short title: Neath Poor Law Union, records
Dates of creation: 1875-1912
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 7 items
Name of creator(s): Neath Poor Law Union
Administrative and biographical history: Neath Poor Law Union was formed in 1836 to administer poor relief following the Poor Law Amendment Act, 1834. A workhouse (known as Lletty Nedd) was built at Penydre on the east side of the town of Neath.
Scope and content: Lists of paupers, 1875-1909; abstracts of accounts, 1876-1912.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into lists of paupers and abstracts of accounts.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Neath Mechanics' Institute.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.
Related units of description: An extensive collection of Neath Poor Law Union records is held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, reference U/N
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: August 2005