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Trefeglwys and Llangurig School and Poor Law Records,
- 1845-1897 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.123 cubic metres (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
Name of creator
The Newtown and Llanidloes Poor Law Union, Montgomeryshire, formed in 1837, covered 17 parishes, including the parish of Trefeglwys; in accordance with usual practice, the Union was overseen by a Board of Guardians, but rates were collected at parish level. The Board of Guardians and Poor Law Unions were abolished following the Local Government Act 1929. In 1871, the Trefeglwys School Board was responsible for Gleiniant School, Llawr-y-glyn School and Staylittle School in the parish of Trefeglwys. The Llangurig School Board, Montgomeryshire, was responsible for Llangurig Village School, Cwmbelan School and Pant-mawr School in the parish of Llangurig. In 1902, County Councils took over the responsibility of School Boards.
Transferred to Powys Archives, 2017.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs Ashton, Bwlchyfan, Llanidloes, 1941.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records, 1841-1897, of Trefeglwys School Board, 1871-1897; Llangurig School Board, 1874-1898; Poor Law Records of Newtown and Llanidloes Poor Law Union for the parish of Trefeglwys, Montgomeryshire, including: rate books, 1845-1892; Overseer's receipt and payment books, 1849-1872; and Collector's unpaid rates statement books, 1853-1883; and miscellaneous papers, 1879-1897.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
All records donated to the National Library of Wales were retained until they were transferred to Powys Archives in 2017.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: school records; Poor Law records; and miscellaneous papers.
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Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
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Existence and location of copies
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
April 2003 and August 2017
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW Project; revised by David Moore. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule, Trefeglwys and Llangurig School and Poor Law Records; Rossbret Poor Law website (http://www.institutions.org.uk/poor_law_unions/index.html), viewed 3 April 2003.