Denbighshire Record Office

Denbigh Water Company Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/4

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Title: Denbigh Water Company Records

Short title: Denbigh Water Company, records

Dates of creation: 1862-1966

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.475 cubic metres (21 items)

Name of creator(s): Denbigh Water Company


Administrative and biographical history: Denbigh Water Company was created by Act of Parliament in 1863, with the purpose of providing an improved water supply to the town of Denbigh, Denbighshire. It appears to have become inactive in 1966 and went into receivership in the late 1960s.


Scope and content: Records of Denbigh Water Company, 1862-1966, including an Act of Parliament, 1863; minutes and agendas, 1936-1966; ledgers, 1862-1965; account books, 1903-1965; registers, 1863-1965; mortgage debentures, 1872-1958; and deeds, 1869, 1899.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Act of Parliament; minute books; agenda books; share ledger; ledger; account book; petty cash book; quarterly accounts book; dividend account book; wages account book; register of transfer of shares; register of shareholders; share certificate stub-book; mortgage; transfer of mortgage debenture; mortgage debentures; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The archive came into the custody of the Official Receiver, Liverpool.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Official Receiver, Liverpool, 1971.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Denbigh Water Company catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: April 2004



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