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Montgomeryshire District Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/DC

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Title: Montgomeryshire District Council Records

Short title: Montgomeryshire District Council, records

Dates of creation: 1938-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (58 items)

Name of creator(s): Montgomeryshire District Council


Administrative and biographical history: Montgomeryshire District Council was formed in 1974 following local government reorganisation. It covered the area of the former county of Montgomeryshire but essentially replaced the Urban and Rural District Councils and the Municipal Boroughs. The district lay within the new county of Powys. The District Council's responsibilities included local planning, housing, environmental health, cemeteries and leisure services. The Council was absorbed into Powys County Council following local government reorganisation in 1996.


Scope and content: Records of Montgomeryshire District Council, 1938-1991, comprising Rating Officer's records, 1973-1977, including assorted area rate books; Housing Officer's records, 1938-1980, including registers of grants relating to various authorities; map of the Montgomeryshire section of a gas-line route, 1977; Public Health Inspector's registers, 1954-1991; Medical Officer of Health report, 1966.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Rating Officer; housing; Surveyor; Public Health Inspector; Medical Officer of Health.

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, [1992].



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Montgomeryshire District Council Records, catalogue.

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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