Records of Nantyglo and Blaina Local Board, 1886-1896.
Nantyglo and Blaina Local Board Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Nantyglo and Blaina Local Board was an urban sanitary authority created in Nantyglo and Blaina, Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, as a result of the Public Health Act 1872. The Board was responsible for various aspects of public health including sewerage, street cleaning and highways. In 1894 the Local Board became Nantyglo and Blaina 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, Nantyglo and Blaina Local Board, 1886-1896, 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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