Denbighshire Record Office

Wrexham and Llangollen Gas Companies Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/151

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Title: Wrexham and Llangollen Gas Companies Records

Short title: Wrexham Gas Company and Llangollen Gas Company records

Dates of creation: 1871-1949

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.171 cubic metres (85 items)

Name of creator(s): Wrexham Gas Company; Llangollen Gas Company.


Administrative and biographical history: Wrexham Gas Company, Wrexham, Denbighshire, was formed in the mid-19th century and supplied street lighting to the town. It took over a pre-existing gas plant and initially supplied 60 street lights in Wrexham. Llangollen Gas Company had a similar function in Llangollen, Denbighshire, and was formed in 1871.


Scope and content: Records of Wrexham Gas Company, 1873-1949, including minutes, 1873-1935, stocks records, 1922-1949, annual reports, 1909-1938, and agreements, 1898-1900; and records of Llangollen Gas Company, 1871-1948, including minutes, 1926-1946, and memorandum of association, 1871; and NSPCC Wrexham Branch annual report, 1946.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Wrexham Gas Company; Llangollen Gas Company; and NSPCC - Wrexham Branch.

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 includes an annual report of the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children), Wrexham Branch, apparently unrelated.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Welsh Gas Board per Mr R. Jones, Rhos-on-Sea, Clwyd, 1976.


Related units of description: Further records are in Denbighshire Record Office, DD/DM/24, 72.


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, Wrexham Gas Company, catalogue; Dodd, A. H. (ed.), A History of Wrexham (Wrexham, 1989).

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

Date(s) of description: May 2004



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Llangollen Gas Company

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