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Glamorgan Archives
Great Western Garden Village Society Ltd, Caerphilly records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DGSC

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Great Western Garden Village Society Ltd, Caerphilly Records

Short Title: Great Western Garden Village Society Ltd, Caerphilly records

Creation date(s): 1925-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.10 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Great Western (Caerphilly) Garden Village Society Ltd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Great Western (Caerphilly) Garden Village Society Ltd was established in 1925, to provide housing for the workers of Caerphilly Railway Repair Works, Glamorgan. It remained active until 1972.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Great Western Garden Village Society Ltd, 1925-1971, including minutes, 1925-1971 (includes meeting of the provisional committee and the committee of management); rules of the society, 1925; general ledger, 1926-1972; register of capital records giving details of changes of tenancy, application for tenancy, list of registered numbers, issue and cancellation of certificates, and repayment and cancellation of shares, 1926-1972; photographs of Caerphilly Garden Village, [c. 1930]; and plans of housing and estate [c. 1930].

ACCESS AND USE

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 Catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual, 1976.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Record Office: DGSB 1-37, Barry Garden Suburb; DGSR 1-18, Rhiwbina Garden Village; DNWHP 1-4, National Welsh Housing Pioneers Limited; and DPPUS 1, Penarth Public Utility (Housing) Society Limited.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the Great Western (Caerphilly) Garden Village Society Ltd; Mountford E.R., Caerphilly Works, (Middlesex, 1965).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Dwellings | Wales | Caerphilly | Designs and plans
Great Western (Caerphilly) Garden Village Society | Archives
Great Western Railway (Great Britain) | Employees | Housing
Housing | Wales | Caerphilly | Designs and plans

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Western (Caerphilly) Garden Village Society

Places
Caerphilly (Wales)

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