Powys County Archives Office

Builth Local Board of Health Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/LB

Held at:

Title: Builth Local Board of Health Records

Short title: Builth Local Board of Health, records

Dates of creation: 1864-1894

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Builth Local Board of Health

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Following the Public Health Act of 1848 and the Local Government Act of 1858, local boards of health such as the Builth and Hay Local Board of Health were established. They looked after street cleaning, sewerage and highways and other issues relating to public health. The local boards were incorporated into urban sanitary authorities under the Public Health Act of 1872. here are records relating to the Builth Board of Health and to the Hay Board of Health. The functions of the Hay Board of Health passed to the Hay Urban District Council in 1894.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of the Local Boards of Health, Powys, 1864-1894, mainly minutes, relating to the Builth Local Board of Health, 1866-1892; and records relating to the Hay Local Board of Health, 1864-1894.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into chronological order.

Conditions governing access: Powys Archive Office restrictions, relating to data protection, apply

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Records deposited by Brecknock Borough Council in November 1989.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Further records are Powys County Archives Service, B/UD/HA.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Builth Local Board of Health Records.

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

Date(s) of description: March 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Builth Wells(Wales). | Local Board of Health | Records and correspondence

Hay-on-Wye (Wales). | Local Board of Health | Records and correspondence

Health boards | Wales

Public health | Wales | 19th century

Public health | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names

Builth Wells (Wales) | Local Board of Health

Hay-on-Wye (Wales) | Local Board of Health

Places

Builth

Hay

Powys