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Glamorgan Archives
Barry Pilotage Board records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX892

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Barry Pilotage Board records

Short Title: Barry Pilotage Board records

Creation date(s): 1847-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (5 volumes, 2 parchment, 24 booklets, 1 file)

Name of creator(s): Barry Pilotage Board


Administrative/Biographical history: Barry Docks were constructed in 1884. The Pilotage Board for Barry was constituted in 1889. The Board consisted of 3 directors of the Barry Dock and Railway Company, and up to nine additional members comprising ship owners, pilots and a nominee of the Board of Trade. In 1974, the Barry board was merged with the Cardiff and Newport pilotage boards to form the South East Wales Pilotage Authority.


Scope and content/abstract: Registers of licences and renewals, 1889-1966; register of apprentices, 1891-1960; acts of parliaments, 1874-1974; abstract of returns re. pilotage in the United Kingdom, 1923-1938; Barry Dock byelaws, 1912-1972; Barry Pilots Steam Cutter Co. Ltd memorandum and articles of association, 1916; minutes, 1925-1968; miscellaneous papers, 1933-1970


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives by a private individual, 1996


Related material: Records of Barry Port and Pilotage: DXSS/1-13


Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Archives finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2004

Pilots and pilotage | Wales | Barry

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