Fonds Y/WM - Gt. Yarmouth Borough: Weights and Measures

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Y/WM

Title

Gt. Yarmouth Borough: Weights and Measures

Date(s)

  • 1870-1986 (Creation)

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75 pieces

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Name of creator

(1864-?)

Administrative history

Local weights and measures were verified, according to various acts of parliament, by the Comptroller General of the Exchequer and (from 1864) by the Deputy Warden of the Standards at the Board of Trade. In 1971 local inspectors of weights and measures were invited to apply for custody of obsolete indentures of verification of weights and measures and those for Norwich were transferred to the record office in March 1974.

Name of creator

(1974-)

Administrative history

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

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 29 October 1963 (numbered Y/WM 1-3), 28 September 1966 (numbered Y/WM 4-12), 12 December 1967 (numbered Y/WM 13-59), 12 September 1968 (numbered Y/WM 60), 26 January 1972 (numbered Y/WM 61-66), 12 September 1973 (numbered Y/WM 67), 3 April 1974 (numbered Y/WM 68-69), 29 and 31 October 1990 (numbered Y/WM 70-71), 21 January 1992 (numbered Y/WM 72, and 15 February 1996 (numbered Y/WM 73-75).

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Regulations, annual reports, indentures of verification and other records.

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Accruals

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849232e4-849b-4117-b7f4-c4e689127408

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Status

Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 21/07/2004 by Droip. Modified 17/07/2019 by Droip.

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