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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D4587
TitleBakewell Rural District Council (1894-1974), formerly Bakewell Rural Sanitary Authority (1872-1894)
DescriptionCouncil and Committee minutes 1872-1974; Building regulation registers 1905-1974 (unlisted) and building regulation plans 1938-1974
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
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Archive CreatorBakewell Rural Sanitary Authority (1872-1894) and Bakewell Rural District Council (1894-1974)
Administrative HistoryBakewell Rural Sanitary Authority came into existence under the provisions of the Public Health Act 1872 by which Boards of Guardians were designated Rural Sanitary Authorities. Under the Local Government Act 1894 Rural Sanitary Authorities became Rural District Councils. They ceased to exist on local government reorganisation in 1974. Among areas of responsibility for the Rural Sanitary Authority/Rural District Council were: public health and hygiene, removal of nuisances, burial grounds, slaughterhouses, infectious diseases, water supply, premises, housing, repair of roads, traffic. .
Custodial HistoryThe records were deposited in December 1996.
Organisation Sub-TypeRural district councils
AcknowledgementsAdded to the catalogue as part of the FindersKeepers project by volunteer MmF.
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