Caernarvonshire County Council, Land Agent's Records and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent and the Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board, 1898-1979, including smallholdings records, 1898-1979, consisting of applications and letters, 1908-1915; rents, rates, reports and valuations, 1909-1955; assessment, lists and letter books, 1911-1934; ledgers, minute book and expenses books, 1898-1979; smallholding records, 1898-1976; land drainage records, 1910-1942; and miscellaneous papers, 1910-1942; and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board records, consisting of board meeting records, 1944-1950; financial records, 1948-1950; rent and rates records, 1947-1950; staff and salary records, 1944-1949; and miscellaneous papers, 1930-1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent was responsible for matters such as civil defence exercises, agricultural law, forestry, smallholdings and land drainage in the county. During the early 20th century the Land Agent was Ellis H. Jones. The Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board was set up in the 1940s and took over responsibility for rivers from the Land Agent.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent's records; Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board records.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Caernarfonshire County Council Land Agent's Records and Caernarfonshire Rivers Catchment Board Records, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names