Powys County Archives Office
Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/DX/27
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
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.
Scope and content: Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company debenture stock ledgers, 1874-1924, and register of transfers, 1892-1902.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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.
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.
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