Falkirk Town Clerk's general files

Primary maker
Falkirk Town Council. Town Clerk
Production date
1851-1977
Description
Statutory registers, programmes for events, reports, press cuttings, plans, evacuation billeting scheme, war claim forms and miscellaneous matters.

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Name/title notes
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.
The post ceased to exist with the abolition of Falkirk Town Council in 1975 and the functions were mainly transferred to the Chief Executive or to the Director of Law & Administration of Falkirk District Council.
Level of current record
Series
Production date
1851-1977
Measurements
73 items
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Restriction
Open - no restriction on access
Accession number
A9/F11/S4

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