Fonds PC 6 - Rockland St Mary Parish Council

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Reference code

PC 6

Title

Rockland St Mary Parish Council

Date(s)

  • 1812-1971 (Creation)

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Fonds

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5 pieces

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Name of creator

(1812-1971)

Administrative history

Parish councils were formed under the Local Government Act 1894. They took over the civic and social welfare duties of existing groups hitherto based around ecclesiastical parishes (notably the overseers of the poor). Records of parish charities managing commons under distribution of land as a consequence of the Enclosure Acts can often be found in parish council records.
They are elected bodies, usually on a four year cycle. The number of councilors varies according to the population of the parish.
Parish Councils tend to be responsible for the provision of such facilities as village halls, recreation grounds and children's play areas. They have a legal right to be consulted and to comment on all planning applications in their areas.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 19 April 1967 (numbered PC 6/2), 16 April 1973 (numbered PC 6/1, 3-5) and 18 July 2013 (ACC 2013/109 numbered PC 6/6-10).

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Minutes, inclosure award and manor court minutes.

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Accruals

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Alternative identifier(s)

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PC006

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d340dcc0-02fe-4aae-bc49-1a7fa375fa23

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Catalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 06/11/2001 by droip. Modified 04/09/2018 by Droip.

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