Powys County Archives Office

Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway Photographs (Photographic prints donated by S.P. Goodall)

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/14

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Title: Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway Photographs (Photographic prints donated by S.P. Goodall)

Short title: Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, photographs

Dates of creation: 1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 32 items - part of a box

Name of creator(s): Stephen P. Goodall


Administrative and biographical history: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Montgomeryshire, opened in 1903, linking the rural communities around Llanfair Caereinion to the town of Welshpool, initially with passenger and freight services. The line was operated by Cambrian Railways, the Great Western Railway, and British Rail, until it closed in 1956; passenger services had been withdrawn in 1931. The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Preservation Company Ltd was formed in 1960, and the line was reopened in 1963.


Scope and content: Photographs of the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, 1971.


Language/script: English

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Copyright reserved by the donor.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by S. P. Goodall, [1988].


Related units of description: Records of the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway are in Powys County Archives Service, M/X/41, 57, and The National Archives, RAIL 722, 1057; another photograph is M/X/111.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Photographic prints donated by S.P. Goodall, catalogue; The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway website (www.wllr.org.uk), viewed 11 March 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: March 2005



Railways | Wales | Powys | Photographs

Personal names

Goodall, Stephen P.

Corporate names


Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway