Records of Abersychan Local Board, 1864-1897.
Abersychan Local Board Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Abersychan Local Board of Health was created in Abersychan, Monmouthshire, under the Public Health Act 1848. As a result of the Public Health Act 1872 it became an urban sanitary authority, called Abersychan Local Board. The Board was responsible for various aspects of public health including sewerage, street cleaning and highways. In 1894 the Local Board became Abersychan Urban District Council.
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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Abersychan Local Board, 1864-1897, catalogue; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Powys County Archives Office website (http://archives.powys.gov.uk/), viewed 29 September 2005.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office.
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