Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Papers of the Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Company
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/21
Title: Papers of the Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Company
Short title: Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Company papers
Dates of creation: 1854-1970
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Information to be supplied
Name of creator(s): Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Corporation Ltd.
Administrative and biographical history: The Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Corporation Ltd was established in the late 19th century. Following nationalisation by the Gas Act 1948, the company came under the Wales Gas Board.
Scope and content: Records of Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Corporation, 1854-1970, including minute books, 1896-1959; memoranda and articles of association, 1896-1899; papers relating to directors, 1901-1946; deeds and plans mainly relating to land in the parishes of Llangwstenin and Holyhead, 1856-1954; records relating to provisional orders, 1911-1935; financial records, 1896-1959; records relating to individual gas undertakings, 1854-1970; newspapers, 1911-1968; books and pamphlets, 1870-1951; advertising material, [c. 1901]-1949; and miscellaneous papers, 1933-1954.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups. Group One consists of company papers, deeds, material relating to provisional orders, financial, material relating to individual gas undertakings, printed material and miscellaneous; and Group Two consists of miscellaneous papers.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office 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 source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers of the Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Company, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004