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Collection RC1/1 - Landward Committee of the Parish of Stornoway, Lewis

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GB3002 RC1/1


Landward Committee of the Parish of Stornoway, Lewis


  • 1895-1930 (Creation)

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1 item

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Landward Committee of the Parish of Stornoway (1895-1930)

Administrative history

Landward Committees were established under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1894 to deal with issues relating to footpaths, allotments, well and harbours in areas where a Parish area include all or part of a Burgh. The only example in the Western Isles of this is the Parish of Stornoway in which the Burgh of Stornoway sat. The Committee consisted of the parish councillors but excluded those of the Burgh.

Archival history

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Internal transfer from Museum nan Eilean (Accn 2011-13)

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Minute book 1895-1930

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Item level list available in the searchroom at Tasglann nan Eilean Siar

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Related units of description

GB3002 RC5/3 Records of Stornoway Parish Council (Tasglann nan Eilean Siar)

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