County Councils

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County Councils

​Council Archives for other Scottish Counties

Archives hold the records of the councils of Bute, Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and part of Stirlingshire. 

These include:

  • Administrative records - including minutes and other records relating to their functions which included water, police, fire, electoral registration and valuation, planning and building control

  • Commissioners of Supply - minutes for Lanarkshire (1720-1930), Renfrewshire (1843-1929), Dunbartonshire (1765-1929), Bute (1868-1929) and some early valuation rolls from the 18th century

  • Turnpike trusts from the 18th century

  • Statute labour trusts from the 18th century

  • Parochial boards - records of the poor law authorities from 1845

  • School boards and successor authorities (including school records)

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