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Subfonds 2 - Finance records

Part of Stornoway Town Council (Burgh of Stornoway), Lewis, Scotland

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GB3002 S/2


Finance records


  • 1864-1975 (Creation)

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80 volumes

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Treasurer's letter books 1895-1906, abstract of accounts 1901-1975, rates collection books 1953-1974, assessment rolls 1904-1973, general assessment account books 1912-1922, assessment ledgers 1864-1922, Council cash books 1922-1972, Treasurer's/Chamberlain's cash books 1894-1973, Treasurer's housing cash books 1927-1947, Town Clerk's department cash books 1948-1958, milk distributing depot cash books 1923-1928, Town Hall lets cash book 1929-1948, ledgers 1898-1947

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Arranged into series. Within series, volumes are generally arranged chronologically

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Open. Records containing personal data regarding individuals may be closed for between 75 and 100 years. Please consult the archivist.

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