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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB122

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

Short Title: Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

Creation date(s): 1840-1901

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Llanelli Railway and Dock Company

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Llanelli Railway and Dock Company, Carmarthenshire, was incorporated in 1828. In 1835 the company obtained approval to build a railway up the Loughor valley and over to Llandeilo in the Tywi valley. The first six miles were opened to Pontarddulais in 1839. In 1864, the company completed a railway line between Llanelli and Llandeilo.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records, 1840-1901, of the Llanelli Railway and Dock Company, including leases, 1872-1900; memoranda of agreement for service provisions, 1847-1901; correspondence, 1848-1887; rules, orders, regulations and bye-laws, 1840-1872; and contract drawings for construction of New Dock, Llanelli [1835].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Pembrey Parish Historical Society website (www.rootsweb.com/~wlscfhs/ppchronology.pdf), viewed 21 October 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Docks | Wales | Llanelli
Llanelly Railway and Dock Company | Records and correspondence
Railways | Wales | Llanelli

Personal names

Corporate names
Llanelly Railway and Dock Company

Places
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Llanelli (Wales)

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