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Country Code GB
Repository Code 243
Repository Glasgow City Archives
Reference GB243/CO1
Title Lanarkshire County Council and Predecessors
Dates 1720-1979
Access Status Restricted
Access Conditions Open, except as noted in individual entries.
Description Records of commissioners of supply, 1720-1930, turnpike trusts, statute labour trusts and other highway authorities, 1792-1891, the County Clerk?s department, 1854-1975, the County Treasurer?s department, 1855-1974, school boards, school management committees and district education sub-committees, 1863-1975, Lanarkshire Education Authority, 1919-1930, the Education Department, 1930-1979, schools, 1873-1970, district committees, 1890-1930, the Public Assistance Department, Lanarkshire Fire Brigade Joint Committee, 1946-1975, the Planning Department, 1945-1975, District Committees, Airdrie Court House Commissioners, 1846-1975, water authorities, 1845-1975, parochial boards and parish councils, 1777-1948, district councils, 1908-1975, and miscellaneous bodies, 1811-1975.Minutes, 1890-1975; Papers relating to the introduction of the County Council, its rating system and the administration of public health, 1890; Diaries and handbooks, 1920-1975; Yearbooks and diaries of other bodies, including the burgh of Rutherglen, 1966-1976; Bye-laws and regulations, 1903; List of persons allowed to sell poisons, 1968-1972; County Clerk?s circulars, 1930-1944; Papers relating to the use by the County Council of the arms granted to Lanarkshire Commissioners of Supply, undated; Chartularies, 1859-1933; Papers relating to parliamentary bills and acts and miscellaneous reports covering a wide range of local government functions, 1854-1965; Abstracts of account, 1855-1974; Statements relating to balance sheets, 1913, 1915; Valuation rolls, 1894; Voters? rolls, 1974; Miscellaneous records relating to the water supply, especially to Motherwell, 1872-1939; Cases and opinions of counsel, undated (19th-20th cent.); Law papers, 1900-1936 and undated; Mineral reports, 1922-1934; Triennial reviews, 1955-1969.Development Corporation records: Minutes of East Kilbride Development Corporation, 1947-1971 (incomplete), annual reports of East Kilbride (later successively East Kilbride, Glenrothes, Cumbernauld, Livingstone and Irvine) Development Corporation(s), 1949-1970; File on new town planning procedure, 1960-1961; Minutes of the Society of Public Assistance Officials, 1935-1938; Boot and clothing register, 1939-1960; Typescript of a guide to Lanarkshire, undated (c 1932); Maps of boundaries, road programmes, etc., 1898-1965 and undated.Education Department records: Committee minutes, reports and papers, 1930-1975; School records, 1873-1970; Papers concerning transferred Catholic schools, including valuations and plans, 1923-1957 and undated; School opening brochures, 1953-1975; Minute book of the Lyon Bequest, 1886-1908; Microfilm of correspondence files, 1947-1979.Medical Officer of Health?s records: Report on the housing conditions of miners, 1910; Vital statistics, 1899-1906; Monthly and other reports of the Medical Officer and District Sanitary Inspector, 1875-1969 (incomplete).Planning Department records: Planning schemes, reports, files, committee minutes and related papers, 1917-1975.Building control registers, 1898-1975; Building control plans (for the areas brought in from Lanarkshire County Council to Glasgow District Council on local government reorganisation in 1975), 1930-1975. Police records for Airdrie Burgh, 1889-1956, Coatbridge Burgh, 1918, Hamilton Burgh, 1887-1958, Motherwell and Wishaw Burgh, 1891-c 1966, and Lanarkshire Constabulary, 1842-1978
Level Fonds
Extent 212.10 Linear Metres
Finding Aids Descriptive list available at Glasgow City Archives.
Language English
Related Material SR10/3/993-1313 and SR22/77A-83 for related material from Strathclyde Region
Associated Persons
NA19545Lanark County Council

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