Archive Record

Collection Inverclyde Archives: Burgh and Council Records
Catalogue Number LG2/1/02/15/1
Object Name Minutes
Level of description Item
Title Port Glasgow Public Library Minute Book
Date 1872-1886
Creator Port Glasgow Public Library
Dates of Creation 1872-1886
Extent of Description 1 volume; paper
Admin/Biographical History 1668 - A burgh of barony erected in favour of Glasgow.
1803-1975 - A Police Burgh (Police burghs were towns which adopted local or national acts of Parliament to adopt an elected town council, which was responsible for policing, paving, lighting and cleansing.)
1832 - A Parliamentary Burgh (Parliamentary burghs were royal burghs and many burghs of barony and regality on which elected town councils were imposed by Parliament in 1832-33.)
1930-1975 - A Large Burgh (In 1930 under the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1929) burghs were divided into counties of cities (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee), large burghs, and small burghs.
1975 - Abolished and merged into Inverclyde District Council
Search Terms Port Glasgow Public Library
Port Glasgow Burgh (1668-1975)
Parent ObjectID LG2/1/02/15