West Glamorgan Archive Service
Whitworth Mineral Estate: plans
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Xra
Title: Whitworth Mineral Estate: plans
Short title: Whitworth Mineral Estate: plans
Dates of creation: 1850-1950
Level of description: fonds
Extent and medium: 5 plans
Name of creator(s): Whitworth Mineral Estate
Administrative and biographical history: The Whitworth family were Northampton gentry involved in the exploitation of the South Wales coalfield who acquired land in a number of parishes east and south of Neath, including Baglan, Eglwysilan, Glyncorrwg, Llangeinior, Llangynwyd, Llantwit-juxta-Neath and Michaelston-super-Avon. The Whitworth Mineral Estate Company was incorporated in 1890 to trade in coal, coke and minerals. In 1905, Whitworth Collieries Ltd was incorporated as colliery proprietor for the Whitworth estate.
Scope and content: Estate and mineral plans, 1850-c1950
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged in date order.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions.
Finding aids: A paper catalogue is available in the searchroom.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Information not available.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Related units of description: Further records of the Whitworth Mineral Estate are at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, reference D/D WME.
Archivist's note: Mine of Information Project, University of Wales Swansea LIS Archives, Library & Information Centre, University of Wales Swansea,Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP. Amended by Andrew Dulley, West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Mine of Information Data Creation Guidelines
Date(s) of description: Mar 2002, amended Aug 2008