Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Caernarvonshire County Council, Land Agent's Records and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board Records

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XC/17

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Title: Caernarvonshire County Council, Land Agent's Records and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board Records

Short title: Caernarfonshire County Council, Land Agent's and Rivers Catchment Board records

Dates of creation: 1898-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Caernarfonshire County Council, Land Agent's Department; Caernarfonshire County Council, Rivers Catchment Board

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent was responsible for matters such as civil defence exercises, agricultural law, forestry, smallholdings and land drainage in the county. During the early 20th century the Land Agent was Ellis H. Jones. The Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board was set up in the 1940s and took over responsibility for rivers from the Land Agent.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of the Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent and the Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board, 1898-1979, including smallholdings records, 1898-1979, consisting of applications and letters, 1908-1915; rents, rates, reports and valuations, 1909-1955; assessment, lists and letter books, 1911-1934; ledgers, minute book and expenses books, 1898-1979; smallholding records, 1898-1976; land drainage records, 1910-1942; and miscellaneous papers, 1910-1942; and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board records, consisting of board meeting records, 1944-1950; financial records, 1948-1950; rent and rates records, 1947-1950; staff and salary records, 1944-1949; and miscellaneous papers, 1930-1950.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent's records; Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board records.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office 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 source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent's Records and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board Records, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: August 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Allotment of land | Wales | Gwynedd

Caernarvonshire (Wales). | County Council. | Land Agent | Archives

Caernarvonshire Rivers Catchment Board | Archives

Fishery law and legislation | Wales | Gwynedd

Local government | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names

Caernarvonshire (Wales) | County Council. | Land Agent

Caernarvonshire Rivers Catchment Board

Places

Caernarvonshire