Conwy Union Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Conway Poor Law Union in the counties of Caernarfon and Denbigh deposited by the Clerk of the Caernarfonshire County Council.

Clerk to the Guardians.....................................................................1-861

The Board and its Officers..............................................................1-91

Minutes.............................................................................................92-155

Accounts..........................................................................................156-248

Lunacy..............................................................................................249-263

Statistics...........................................................................................264-279

Case Papers....................................................................................280-302

Out-Relief.........................................................................................303

Provision of Workhouses and Children's Homes..........................304-358

Supplies............................................................................................359-363

Mortgages.........................................................................................364

Children.............................................................................................365-384

Irremovability, Settlement and Removal.........................................385

Recovery of Relief...........................................................................386-387

Statements received for preservation.............................................388-806

Letter Books......................................................................................807-822

Correspondence...............................................................................823-841

Miscellaneous....................................................................................842-861

Treasurer...........................................................................................862-870

Officer in Charge of Children's Homes............................................871-873

Non Poor Law duties devolving upon Board of Guardians.............874-1565

Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths..................................847-1248

Vaccination........................................................................................1249-1276

Assessment......................................................................................1277-1554

Sanitation...........................................................................................1555-1556

SchoolAttendence............................................................................1557-1565

Public Assistance (arranged chronologically)..................................1566-1657

Miscellaneous documents found among Conway Union papers....1658-1704

Conway Union Records: Additional Deposit, February 1989..........1705-1707

Conway Union Records: Additional Deposit, 2001...........................1708-1711

[As received, the collection has been catalogued in a 'flat' format, not conforming to current archival standards. Work to re-arrange and re-number in accordance with ISAD(G) is ongoing.]

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Conwy Archives will advise where this is the case. For details and opening hours see http://www.conwy.gov.uk/en/Resident/Libraries-Museums-and-Archives/Archives/Archives.aspx.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Gwynedd Archives Service in 2000; additional deposit of 2001 found in Conwy Hospital [formerly Conwy Workhouse] upon its closure