Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Great Western Railway Plans of Burry Port Docks
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB127
Title: Great Western Railway Plans of Burry Port Docks
Short title: Great Western Railway, Burry Ports Docks plans
Dates of creation: 1899-1935
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 3 items
Name of creator(s): Great Western Railway
Administrative and biographical history: The Great Western Railway Company took over the Llanelly Railway and Dock Co. railways serving Llanelli and Burry Port in 1873, and it was absorbed into the GWR in 1889. These small railways were used in the export of coal. The GWR also took over Burry Port docks, originally opened in 1820.
Scope and content: Plans, 1935, of Burry Port Docks; and section drawing of enlarge section of jetty, 1899.
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
Related units of description: Further material relating to the Great Western Railway in Carmarthenshire is Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Great Western Railway Financial Records, DB/103.
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; Evans, L. W. Minor Industries, Railways, Docks and Shipping (Cardiff, 1939); Lloyd, Sir John E., ed., A History of Carmarthenshire (Cardiff, 1939).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003