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Halifax Borough Council

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The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Alternative name(s):
  • Halifax County Borough (Also known as)
Date: 1621-1986
Places:
  • Halifax, Yorkshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Boroughs, improvement commissions, town councils
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C21378 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O41286 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1838, 1859-1919: misc records, incl museum management comm 1894-1904, and minute book of Moorside estate 1860-70
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 6546 Halifax
2
1860-1973: misc plans, incl the Town Hall, market, schools, swimming baths and fire stations
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc
3
1865-75: sanitary & slaughterhouse committee minutes
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc
4
1878-1974: particulars of borrowing powers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc
5
1926-74: Housing Dept rent arrears books
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc
6
1929-40: joint committee of corporation with L.M.S.Rlwy Co & L.N.E. Rlwy Co minutes re motor omnibus services
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc
7
1907-56: lighting dept requisition books 1922-56, time books 1907-23 incl names of lamplighters & earnings
Bankfield Museum
NRA 5855 Bankfield Mus coll
8
1965-73: Chief engineers Department, vehicle licensing stats
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 10236 Halifax borough
9
1943-1973: minutes
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 1995
10
1912-1975: conveyancing books
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 10236 Halifax borough
11
1936-37: overcrowding survey records (arranged alphabetically by street)
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 10236 Halifax borough
12
1946-1957: Engineer's department: building plans, applications, corresp and papers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc

See WYAS1255
13
1904-1974: Improvement Committee reports with registers of buildings and houses completed
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc

See WYAS1969
14
1955-74: Education Cttee school attendance returns
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc
15
1864-1968: property registers and plans
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
16
1822-1944: gas supply records
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
17
1675-1974: deeds schedules and indexes
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2007
18
1621-1939: abstracts of title
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2007
19
1911-1961: seal books
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2007
20
1900-1974: building registers and plans
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2007
21
1940-1972: Clerk's Dept: copy out-letters and letters rel to deaths of Council members and officers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2008
22
1930-1967: Education Committee: School Medical Service: annual reports
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
23
1952-1986: Corporation Passenger Transport Services: register of staff
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
24
1834-1864: revenue and excise officers: records
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
25
1817-1928: public notice posters, maps and improvement works plans and orders
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2017
26
c1863-1949: gas dept report book, production and distribution register and other records
National Gas Archive
NRA 42772 NEGB

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