Narberth Urban District Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Narberth Urban District Council, 1902-1974, comprising records of the Clerk's Department, 1905-1974; minutes of the Council, 1905-1974; records of the Treasurer's Department, 1902-1974; ledgers, 1912-1968; rate books, 1923-1974; and wages and salaries, accounts, 1938-1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

Narberth Urban District Council was created in 1902 by an order of the Local Government Board, covering part of the parish of Narberth, Pembrokeshire. The Council's responsibilities included sanitary services, sewerage, refuse collection, housing, streets, cemeteries, libraries, parks, controls on buildings such as petrol stations, and licensing of public entertainments. From 1925 it also became a rating authority. UDCs were administered by a number of committees and by appointed officers including a Clerk, Treasurer, Medical Officer of Health, Surveyor, Rating Officer and Sanitary Inspector. Narberth Urban District Council was abolished in 1974.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Clerk's Department; and Treasurer's Department.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Transferred by P. Klee and deposited by R. L. Black between February 1973 and January 1991.

Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Narberth Urban District Council, catalogue; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names