Fonds Y/TR - Gt. Yarmouth Borough: Treasurer's Department

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Gt. Yarmouth Borough: Treasurer's Department


  • 1741-1994 (Creation)

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26 series

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Administrative history

Great Yarmouth Borough Council was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act of 1972.

Archival history

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 27 May 1963-23 July 1968 and on unknown dates (numbered Y/TR 1-626 with 576-579 unalloted), on 20 January 1969 (numbered Y/TR 627-651), on 12 September 1975 (numbered Y/TR 652), on 4 February 1986 (numbered Y/TR 653-664) and on 30 April 1986 (numbered Y/TR 665-671).

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Y/TR 1-29 Borough fund ledgers and journals, 1836-1929
Y/TR 30-43 General cash books, 1901-1929
Y/TR 44-45 Printed abstracts of account, 1837-1971
Y/TR 46-147 Ledgers and cash accounts, 1836-1940
Y/TR 148 Market tolls collectors account, 1860-1863
Y/TR 149-167 Fish wharf ledgers and cash books, 1867-1921
Y/TR 168-169 Police Superannuation Fund, 1867-1885
Y/TR 170-172 Free library, 1896-1925
Y/TR 173-198 Electricity, Tramways and Pier, 1902-1947
Y/TR 199-201 Mortgage records, 19th century-20th century
Y/TR 202-237 Miscellaneous financial records, 1894-1947
Y/TR 238-243 Yarmouth Burial Board, 1855-1904
Y/TR 244-246 Gorleston Burial Board, 1879-1908
Y/TR 247-252 Yarmouth Local Board of Health, 1851-1885
Y/TR 253-255 Gorleston and Southtown Board of Health, 1869-1872
Y/TR 256-271 Urban Sanitary Authority, 1872-1910
Y/TR 272-273 Education Committee, 1903-1936
Y/TR 274 Race Committee, 1904-1921
Y/TR 275-277 Distress Committee, 1906-1927
Y/TR 278 East Anglian Institute Ledger, 1917-1920
Y/TR 279-402 Poor Rates, 1741-1928
Y/TR 403-611 District, Poor and General Rates, 1927-1957
Y/TR 612-651 Second World War records, 1940-1957
Y/TR 652 Motor taxation section postage account, 1922-1929
Y/TR 653-664 Rents and Rentals, 1903-1951
Y/TR 665-671 East Anglian School, 1911-1932
Y/TR 672 Runham Vauxhall valuation list, 1933-1955
Y/TR 680 Expenditure Policy Reports, 1980-1999
Y/TR 681 Charities Report, 1981
Y/TR 682 Postcards of Gorleston, early 20th century

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Numbers not used: Y/TR 63-66, 576-579

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For Poor Law Records found with the Treasurer's Archives, except records relating to the Poor Rate, are listed under the Welfare Department, see Y/WE.

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