West Glamorgan Archive Service

Glamorgan County Council Minutes

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Title: Glamorgan County Council Minutes

Short title: Glamorgan County Council minutes

Dates of creation: 1923-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (249 vols)

Name of creator(s): Glamorgan County Council


Administrative and biographical history: Formed under the Local Government Act 1888, Glamorgan County Council took over many administrative duties of the Court of Quarter Sessions, such as responsibility for roads, bridges, county rates, county buildings, the police force, and licensing. In 1889, the administrative and welfare responsibilities were transferred to the first elected county council. Further responsibilities in secondary education, technical education and agriculture were added. Local government was reorganised in 1974, and the Glamorgan County Council came to an end in March of that year: under the Local Government Act 1972, when the county of Glamorgan was divided into three new counties, Mid, South and West Glamorgan.


Scope and content: Minutes of Glamorgan County Council, 1923-1973.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded


Related units of description: The main archive of Glamorgan County Council records is Glamorgan Record Office, Glamorgan County Council.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Minutes of Glamorgan County Council, 1923-1973, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997)

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

Date(s) of description: July 2005



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