Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB121
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
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.
Scope and content: Memorandums of Agreements relating to service provisions of the Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway, Carmarthenshire, 1872-1920.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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
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