Grangemouth Town Council records

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Grangemouth Town Council
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Minutes, 1872-1975; Committee minutes, 1878-1934; Papers concerning creation of Grangemouth as police burgh, 1872; Miscellaneous legal papers, 1877-1945; Electoral rolls, 1971-1973.
(Note: GR1/7/1-2 & GR1/6/1 were all missing prior to transfer from Central regional Archives in 1996)

Town Clerk: Letter books, 1904-1957; Photo albums, 1968-1975; Burgess roll, 1966-1974; Visitors' books and commemorative papers, 1919-1974; Roll of Honour, 1939-1945; Councillors' oath of office books, 1945-1974; Miscellaneous papers, 1915-1959.

Burgh Chamberlain: Abstracts of accounts,1899-1911, 1915-1923, 1930-1936; Cash book, 1890-1922; Ledger, 1903-1904; Letter books, 1951-1955; Papers concerning burgh legislation, 1903-1962; New housing and improvements registers, 1919-1974; Assessment rolls, 1886-1923, 1949-1966 (some gaps); Miscellaneous papers, 1908-1920.

Burgh Engineer: Maps, c1922-1966.

Dean of Guild Court: Registers of applications for major and minor warrants, 1964-1975; Registers of plans and petitions, 1908-1972; Registers of plans and sections, 1963-1975; Register of licensed premises, 1970s; Plans, c1900-c1975.

Magistrates Court: Minutes, registers, 1885-1962.

Licensing Court: Registers, 1904-1969.

Police Court: Juvenile Court Register, 1946-1959; Register of cases, 1971-1975.

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Grangemouth became a Police Burgh in 1872 with a seal in 1888 and the Coat of Arms matriculated in 1930. Grangemouth Town Council was abolished in 1975 under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c.65). Its powers were transferred to Central Regional Council and Falkirk District Council. These in turn were replaced by the unitary authority Falkirk Council in 1996 under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).
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