Powys County Archives Office

Llanidloes Borough Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 MB/LI

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Title: Llanidloes Borough Records

Short title: Llanidloes Borough, records

Dates of creation: 1879-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (18 items)

Name of creator(s): Llanidloes Borough


Administrative and biographical history: The town of Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, was granted its first charter in 1344. Following the Municipal Corporations Act 1835 the original Borough Corporation was replaced with an elected Borough Council, comprising a Mayor, Aldermen and Corporation. The Borough was administered by a number of officers, including a Clerk, Treasurer, Rating Officer and Housing Officer. The Borough Council was abolished in 1974.


Scope and content: Records of Llanidloes Borough, 1879-1974, including a register of mortgages, 1879-1974; financial records, 1960-1974; rating and valuation records, 1927-1974; registers of new dwellings, 1938-1970.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Clerk; Treasurer; Rating Officer; Housing Officer.

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

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1985, 1989.


Related units of description: Further records of Llanidloes Borough previously in the National Library of Wales have now been transferred to Powys County Archives Service.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Llanidloes Borough Records, catalogue; Chapman, Murray Ll., Richard Morgan and E. R. Morris, 'A History of Llanidloes's Borough Charters' Montgomeryshire Collections 79 (1991), pp. 11-28; Morris, E. R., Llanidloes Town and Parish: an illustrated account (Llanidloes, 1993).

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

Date(s) of description: May 2005



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