Gwent Archives

Abertillery Gas Works Records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D524

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Title: Abertillery Gas Works Records

Short title: Abertillery gas works records

Dates of creation: 1918-[late 20th century]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (14 items)

Name of creator(s): Abertillery Urban District Council. Gas Committee


Administrative and biographical history: Abertillery Urban District Council (UDC), Monmouthshire, was established in 1897 under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1894. Through a Gas Committee the Council was responsible for Abertillery Gas Works during the early 20th century.


Scope and content: Records of Abertillery Gas Works, 1918-[late 20th century], including Manager's monthly reports, 1918-1949; Manager's special reports, 1931-1945; photocopy of printed pamphlet, [late 20th century].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Manager's monthly reports; Managers' special reports; Pamphlet.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Register of Archives.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr L. Gray, Engineer and Manager, Wales Gas Board Abertillery, Undertaking, Monmouthshire, 1965.


Related units of description: Minutes of the Gas Committee are contained in the Annual volume of the minutes of the Urban District Council, Gwent Record Office, A310.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project.The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Abertillery Gas Works, Abertillery Urban District Council, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997)

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: February 2006



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