West Glamorgan Archive Service

County Borough/ City of Swansea Charters

Reference code(s): GB 0216 C1

Held at:

Title: County Borough/ City of Swansea Charters

Short title: County Borough/ City of Swansea charters

Dates of creation: 1973-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (3 items)

Name of creator(s): City and County of Swansea

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The medieval borough of Swansea was made autonomous from the surrounding county of Glamorgan in 1889 and became a county borough. In 1969 the borough was granted city status. Following local government reorganisation in 1974 boroughs and county boroughs ceased to exit. Swansea retained the title of City.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Letters patent relating to the Borough and City of Swansea, 1973-1974.

ACCESS AND USE

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, County Borough/ City of Swansea, Charters, catalogue; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998).

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

Date(s) of description: July 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Wales | Charters, grants, privileges

Personal names

Corporate names

Swansea (Wales) | City Council

Swansea (Wales) | County Borough Council

Places

Swansea