Powys County Archives Office
Reference code(s): GB 0223 P/D/BR
Title: Deposited Collections
Short title: Deposited collections
Dates of creation: 1812-1874
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Information to be supplied
Name of creator(s): British Rail
Administrative and biographical history: During the 19th century the railway system developed in Great Britain. British Rail which used to be British Railways was in charge of the British railway system, from the nationalisation of the British railway companies in 1948 until its privatisation between 1994 and 1997. The Mid Wales Railway line went from Llanidloes to Talyllyn. The line is closed now. In the late 19th century, Three Cocks Junction was partly owned by the Mid Wales Railway. In 1864, the Mid Wales Railway starts to operate Brecon. Rhayader and Erwood were on the route.
Scope and content: Deposited collections relating to British Rail, many relating to the Mid Wales Railway, Powys, 1812-1874, including acts and books of reference, 1812-1872.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Records deposited by Brecon Town Council and Brecknock Borough in September 1984 and Brecknock Borough in November 1989.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Powys County Archives Service, Deposited Collections; Railscot website (www.railscot.co.uk/Mid_Wales_Railway/frame.htm), viewed 21 March 2005; Wikipedia website (en.wikipedia.org/wiki), viewed 4 April 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2005