Denbighshire Record Office
Wrexham and Llangollen Gas Companies Records
Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/151
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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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