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
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
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.
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.
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
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