West Glamorgan Archive Service
County Borough/ City of Swansea Charters
Reference code(s): GB 0216 C1
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
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.
Scope and content: Letters patent relating to the Borough and City of Swansea, 1973-1974.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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
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