Fonds MC 2912 - Records of the East Norfolk Catchment Board

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MC 2912


Records of the East Norfolk Catchment Board


  • 1920-1938 (Creation)

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1 file, 1 rolled plan

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Administrative history

Established under the Land Drainage Act, 1930, the Catchment Boards were given powers to regulate fisheries and took over from local authorities the duties of flood prevention on main rivers. They were abolished by the River Boards Act, 1948.

Archival history

Rescued by an employee when Anglian Water Authority was established in 1974 and records were being thrown away.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 25 March 2013 (ACC 2012/353). Catalogued 25 March 2013 (JW).

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Comprises report regarding river widening scheme, 1920 and plan showing the River Wensum around Carrow Bridge, Norwich, 1938.

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For other records of the East Norfolk Catchment Board, see AWA 12, EAW 5 and 15, and accessions ACC 2010/243 and ACC 2012/181.

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