Records of the Central Land Board

Scope and Content

Files of the Central Land Board regarding claims for compensation and depreciation of land values arising from mineral extraction, Pembrokeshire, 1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Central Land Board was established in 1947 to levy charges on new developments, and to compensate other landowners for loss of development value because of planning restrictions. There were claims for compensation and depreciation of land values because of quarrying and other mineral activities under the Town and County Planning Act 1941. In Pembrokeshire, claims were made relating to granite quarrying, sand and gravel, limesone, stone, slate, and sand extraction.


Arrnged in case order, perhaps by date.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Transferred by the Welsh Office, Cardiff, in 1995.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Records of the Central Land Board, catalogue.

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

Custodial History

The records acme into the possession of the Welsh Office prior to 1995.


Accruals are not expected

Corporate Names

Geographical Names