Archive Record

Collection Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Catalogue Number LG2/1
Object Name Sub-Fonds
Level of description Sub-Fonds
Title Port Glasgow Burgh Town Clerk's Department, papers
Date 1772-1975
Creator Port Glasgow Burgh
Dates of Creation 1772-1975
Scope & Content The Town Clerk kept the minutes, correspondence and other administrative records of the local authorities and acted as their legal adviser. Duties included maintaining correspondence on behalf of the Town Council, acting as the Town Council's solicitor in the passage of legislation affecting the Burgh and related agreements, representing the Town Council in legal disputes and running the Council's general administration. The Town Clerk also maintained the electoral rolls and a range of statutory registers.
Extent of Description 195 volumes; 41 files; 45 items; 13 plans
Admin/Biographical History See Fonds LG2 for Administrative/Biographical History.
Parent ObjectID LG2
Child Records Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records