Fonds PC 191 - Shipdham Parish Council

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PC 191

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Shipdham Parish Council

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  • 1817-2001 (Creation)

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11 boxes

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(1894-)

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.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 30 January 2012 (ACC 2011/276). Catalogue created 28 March 2012 (SM).

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684e4e01-7c55-43e3-8e83-881dee87ff9e

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Uncatalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 27/03/2012 by Drosm. Modified 24/08/2018 by Droip.

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