Powys County Archives Office

Railway papers

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/149

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Title: Railway papers

Short title: Railway company minutes

Dates of creation: 1855-1857

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (6 items)

Name of creator(s): [Oswestry and Newtown Railway]

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Oswestry and Newtown Railway opened in the 1850s. In 1864 it became part of the Cambrian Railways.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Draft minutes of a company, possibly the Oswestry and Newtown Railway, formed to build a railway (possibly between Welshpool and Oswestry), 1855-1857.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Railway papers (M/X/149), catalogue; RAILSCOT website (www.railscot.co.uk), viewed 18 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


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Subjects

Railway companies | Wales, North | Archives

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Corporate names

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Montgomeryshire

Shropshire