Bo'ness Dean of Guild Court records
Bo'ness Town Council. Dean of Guild Court
Registers of plans and petitions, 1938-1975; Registers of applications for major and minor warrants, 1938-1975; Improvement Grants register, 1964-1974; Consent intimations, 1957-1971; Major and minor warrant plans, 1875-1975 (incomplete series)
From 1862 Town Councils were permitted to set up Dean of Guild Courts and from 1892 all town councils were required to set up Dean of Guild Courts. The Dean of Guild Courts had powers to impose conditions relating to public health under the 1862 Police Act.
The contents and range of planning records are affected by the 1947 Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act and by planning legislation in 1964.
You can see catalogues of the items in this collection on our website. http://www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org/heritage/archives/finding-aids/boness.aspx