Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papers of the Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Company

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/21

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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.

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Gas companies | Wales, North

Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Corporation | Archives

Water utilities | Wales | Records and correspondence

Water-supply | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names

Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Corporation

Places

Holyhead

Llangwstenin