Powys County Archives Office
Bausley with Criggion Parish and Community Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/PC/7
Title: Bausley with Criggion Parish and Community Council Records
Short title: Bausley with Criggion Parish and Community Council records
Dates of creation: 1761-1979
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)
Name of creator(s): Bausley Parish Council; Criggion Parish Council; Bausley with Criggion Parish Council; Bausley with Criggion Community Council
Administrative and biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894; their records include minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Bausley and Criggion were townships in the Shropshire ecclesiastical parish of Alberbury until 1864 when they were amalgamated to form the ecclesiastical parish of Criggion. Both townships were made into civil parishes in 1894 but amalgamated in 1939.
Scope and content: Records relating to Bausley and Criggion Parish/ Community Councils, 1761-1979, including minutes, 1949-1974; poor law records of Bausley township, later parish, 1761-1907; jury lists and related records, 1849-1907; constables' records, 1835-1855; Surveyor of Highways and highway rates records, 1814-1887; records of poor rates, 1837-1917; correspondence, 1938-1975; financial records, 1895-1979; planning records, 1974-1977; records relating to charities, [c.1955]-1971; records relating to footpaths and rights of way, 1951-1965; election records, 1892-1911; miscellaneous, 1906-1946.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Minutes; Overseers of the poor; Churchwardens and overseers; Parish constable; Surveyor of highways and highway rates; Tithes; Poor rates; Correspondence to clerk; Accounts of parish/community council; Planning; Charities; Footpaths/ rights of way; Elections; Miscellaneous
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
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 deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited 1987
Related units of description: Further records relating to Criggion Parish Council are Powys County Archives Service, M/PC/8
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: Powys County Archives Service, Bausley with Criggion Parish/ Community Council, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2005