Ref NoDC-PL/B/1
TitleMinutes and Record Books
DescriptionMinutes and record books of the corporation and council committees.

Includes early town record books 1490 to 1836 (DC-PL/B/1/1) and various books of memoranda and abridged minutes (DC-PL/B/1/1a).

Council minutes:
Formal minute books of the council are held for 1726 onwards, containing minutes of all council business (DC-PL/B/2). From 1916 to the 1990s, minutes of committees are included in this series.
During the period 1872-1906, separate volumes were maintained to minute council functions required by the Public Health Act 1872 (DC-PL/B/1/3)

Committee minutes:
Mixed volumes of committee minutes (c.1836-1917) are catalogued under DC-PL/B/5. A limited number of surviving individual committee minute books have been catalogued under DC-PL/B/1/6-30. Abridged minutes of committees and sub-committees, 1916 to 1993 can be found within the main series of council minutes (DC-PL/B/1/2).
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