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Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB122

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Title: Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

Short title: Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

Dates of creation: 1840-1901

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Llanelli Railway and Dock Company, Carmarthenshire, was incorporated in 1828. In 1835 the company obtained approval to build a railway up the Loughor valley and over to Llandeilo in the Tywi valley. The first six miles were opened to Pontarddulais in 1839. In 1864, the company completed a railway line between Llanelli and Llandeilo.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records, 1840-1901, of the Llanelli Railway and Dock Company, including leases, 1872-1900; memoranda of agreement for service provisions, 1847-1901; correspondence, 1848-1887; rules, orders, regulations and bye-laws, 1840-1872; and contract drawings for construction of New Dock, Llanelli [1835].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

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; Pembrey Parish Historical Society website (www.rootsweb.com/~wlscfhs/ppchronology.pdf), 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

Docks | Wales | Llanelli

Llanelly Railway and Dock Company | Records and correspondence

Railways | Wales | Llanelli

Personal names

Corporate names

Llanelly Railway and Dock Company

Places

Carmarthenshire

Llanelli