West Glamorgan Archive Service

Glamorgan County Council Clerk's Department Records (Additional)

Reference code(s): GB 0216 GCC/C

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Title: Glamorgan County Council Clerk's Department Records (Additional)

Short title: Glamorgan County Council, Clerk's Department, additional records

Dates of creation: 1939-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Glamorgan County Council Clerk's Department


Administrative and biographical history: Glamorgan County Council was established in 1889. The Clerk of the Peace, a solicitor who had provided the necessary administrative support for the Quarter Sessions, became County Clerk. Over time the Clerk's duties increased and a distinct Clerk's Department evolved. The Council was abolished in 1974.


Scope and content: Diaries including lists of County Councillors, Committees and officers, 1939-1973; copy of the Council's coat of arms, granted in 1950, [n. d.]; statements of Gower and Pontardawe District Councils relating to the production of the 1971 definitive right of way map, 1970.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: diaries; coat of arms; statements.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found


Related units of description: The main body of Glamorgan County Council records are Glamorgan Record Office, Glamorgan County Council. Further County Council records are in West Glamorgan Archives Service.


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: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Glamorgan County Council; Glamorgan Record Office, Glamorgan County Council departmental records, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: January 2005



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