Swansea Local Board of Health records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Swansea Local Board of Health minutes; Finance Committee minutes; Chairman of the Finance Committee minutes; Fire Brigade Committee minutes; Sanitary Committee minutes; Special Committee minutes; Chairman of the Special Committee minutes; Water and Sewers Committee minutes; Chairman of the Water and Sewers Committee minutes; Works Committee minutes; Chairman of the Works Committee minutes; Works and Finance Joint Committee minutes; Waterworks Sub-committee minutes; Letter books; Clerks Report books; Surveyor's Works Report books; Water and Sewers Report books; Sanitary Inspector's Report books; Registers; Surveys of Swansea; Documents relating to the Borough of Swansea Improvement Scheme, drawn up under the terms of the Artizans' and Labourers' Dwellings Improvement Act, 1875

Administrative / Biographical History

Swansea Local Board of Health was established in 1850 under the terms of the Public Health Act, 1848, to oversee sanitation and public health within the Borough of Swansea. It continued to operate as a separate entity until 1872 when, under the terms of the Public Health Act, 1872, it was merged with the functions of the municipal borough of Swansea.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Accruals

Accruals are possible.