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Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/DX/27

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Title: Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company Records

Short title: Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company, records

Dates of creation: 1874-1924

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (6 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company ran a line from Brecon, Brecknockshire, to Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, and on to Newport, Monmouthshire. The railway was authorised in 1858 and opened fully by 1867. It became part of the Great Western Railway in 1922.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company debenture stock ledgers, 1874-1924, and register of transfers, 1892-1902.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: debenture stock ledgers; register of transfers.

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

Archival history: Previously part of a collection of Great Western Railway share registers and records at Wiltshire Record Office.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Wiltshire Record Office.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Further records are in Powys County Archives Servics; The National Archives, RAIL 65, 1057; Glamorgan Record Office, 736-740, and the National Library of Wales, David Davies.

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, Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company, catalogue; The Brecon & Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway web page (www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~pstoog/trains/company/b/company_b&m.htm), viewed 5 April 2005.

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

Date(s) of description: April 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway

Places

Breconshire

Glamorgan

Monmouthshire