Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB121

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Title: Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway Records

Short title: Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway records

Dates of creation: 1872-1920

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Six items

Name of creator(s): Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway Company

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway, Carmarthenshire, was opened in 1869 for goods traffic only. It ran for 13 miles from a junction at Llanelli, through Burry Port and up the valley of Gwendraeth Fawr to Cwm Mawr. In 1909 it was converted to carry passengers, but was closed in 1953 except for freight transport.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Memorandums of Agreements relating to service provisions of the Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway, Carmarthenshire, 1872-1920.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; The Colonel Stephens Society Homepage (http://www.colonelstephenssociety.org.uk/index.htm), viewed 21 October 2003.

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

Date(s) of description: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Railways | Wales | Burry Port

Personal names

Corporate names

Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway Company

Places

Burry Port

Carmarthenshire