Falkirk Town Clerk's legal files

Primary maker
Falkirk Town Council. Town Clerk
Production date
1832-1946
Description
Agreements, bonds, regulations and correspondence.

Object Detail


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
1832-1946
Measurements
180 items
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Restriction
Access restriction
Restriction notes
Some records held off-site. Please contact us at least 3 days in advance of your visit so that these records can be brought to the search room in time for your visit.
Accession number
A9/F11/S5

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