Reference code(s): GB 0216 RD G Pl
Title: Gower Rural District Council Planning Register Index
Short title: Gower Rural District Council, planning register index
Dates of creation: [1950s]
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (1 volume)
Name of creator(s): Gower Rural District Council
Administrative and biographical history: Gower Rural District Council, Glamorgan, was created under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1894 and from 1918 comprised the parishes of Bishopston, Cheriton, Ilston, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadog, Llanrhidian Lower, Llanrhidian Higher, Nicholaston, Oxwich, Pen-maen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Einon, Reynaldston and Rhosili. The Council comprised councillors and a chairman and initially replaced the local sanitary authorities. The Council was responsible for a range of local services and was administered by committees and appointed officers including a Clerk and Treasurer. Gower Rural District Council was abolished in 1974 following local government reorganisation and its functions were assumed by an enlarged Swansea City Council.
Scope and content: Index to planning register, showing planning application reference numbers and boundaries of common land, drawn on 6" OS maps, [1950s].
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Related units of description: Further records are in West Glamorgan Archive Service, TC/69.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Gower Rural District Council (RD/G Pl) catalogue; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997); Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff, 1969); Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archives Service: A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2005