Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Llanelli Railway and Dock Company
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB122
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
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.
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 .
ACCESS AND USE
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; 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