Powys County Archives Office
Llandrindod Wells Burial Authority Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/BA/2
Title: Llandrindod Wells Burial Authority Records
Short title: Llandrindod Wells Burial Authority records
Dates of creation: 1951-1975
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (7 items)
Name of creator(s): Llandrindod Wells Urban District Council; Llandrindod Wells Burial Authority
Administrative and biographical history: Burial boards were established by the Burial Act 1853 to allow parish vestries, borough councils or local boards of health to create and manage new cemeteries. Following the Local Government Act 1894, Llandrindod Wells Urban District Council, Radnorshire, could exercise the powers of Burial Boards by purchasing land to provide burial places. The Llandrindod Wells Burial Authority was created by the Local Government Act 1972.
Scope and content: Records of the Llandrindod Wells Burial Authority and predecessor bodies, 1951-1975, including burial grants books, 1951-1973; and books of carbon entries, 1970-1975.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: burial grants books; book of notices to sexton; and books of carbon entries.
Conditions governing access: Powys Archive Office restrictions, relating to data protection, apply
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to Powys County Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded
Related units of description: Related burial records are in Powys County Archives Service, Radnorshire District Council records, R/DC.
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: Powys County Archives Service, Llandrindod Wells Burial Authority, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: February 2005