West Glamorgan Archive Service

West Glamorgan County Council, Registration of Commonland, Gwaun Cae Gurwen, 1988

Reference code(s): GB 0216 WGCC/C/CR

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Title: West Glamorgan County Council, Registration of Commonland, Gwaun Cae Gurwen, 1988

Short title: West Glamorgan County Council, registration of commonland, Gwaun Cae Gurwen, records

Dates of creation: 1988-1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (1 booklet, 3 files, 15 plans)

Name of creator(s): West Glamorgan County Council

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Under the Commons Registration Act 1965 land that is considered to be free for use of the public is registered with the Chief Commons Commissioner. An investigation into whether land in Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, part of Penlle'rfedwen and part of Mynydd Uchaf, in Llangiwg, Neath Port Talbot, was common land was made in 1988.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records relating to the registration of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen as commonland, 1988-1989.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

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, West Glamorgan County Council, Registration of Commonland, Gwaun Cae Gurwen, 1988, catalogue; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); 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: August 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Commons | Wales | Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen

Personal names

Corporate names

West Glamorgan (Wales) | County Council

Places

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen