West Glamorgan Archive Service

Gower Petty Sessions

Reference code(s): GB 0216 PS G

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Title: Gower Petty Sessions

Short title: Gower Petty Sessions

Dates of creation: 1891-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: approximately 1.2 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Gower Petty Sessions


Administrative and biographical history: Gower Petty Sessions Division was created in February 1868 out of Swansea Hundred. It consisted of the Gower parishes, excluding Oystermouth and Llanrhidian Higher, which were part of Swansea Hundred Division. It was merged with Swansea Borough Division in 1974 to create a division coterminous with the new Swansea City Council.


Scope and content: Minute books 1891-1974, Court Registers 1914-1974, Records relating to licensing 1941-1949


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into minute books, court registers, records relating to licensing.

Conditions governing access: Items within this collection which contain information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy catalogue at item level is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, and an online version is on the West Glamorgan Archive Service website.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service not to disclose the identities of depositors.


Related units of description: See also the records of Swansea Hundred Petty Sessions (P/S S) and Swansea Borough Petty Sessions (P/S SBo), at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley, West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: January 2009



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