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
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.
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].
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/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual, 1976.
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.
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