Reference code(s): GB 0214 DSUL
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Glamorgan Haematite Iron Ore Mine, Llanharry records
Short Title: Glamorgan Haematite Iron Ore Mine records
Creation date(s): 1906-1936
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (50 rolled plans)
Name of creator(s): Cardiff Haematite Iron Ore Company Ltd
Administrative/Biographical history: Two sets of engines and pumps were supplied to the Cardiff Haematite Iron Ore Company Ltd, which operated Glamorgan Haematite Iron Ore Mine and Llanharry Iron Mine, by Hathorn, Davey & Co (Leeds), the first being ordered in October 1908. Additional pumps for the same plant were ordered in January 1911. A second plant was ordered in June 1916, but was not commissioned until January 8th 1920.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Glamorgan Haematite Iron Ore Mine, Llanharry, 1906-1936, including drawings of machine parts for Hathorn Davey Pumping Machinery (originals used in the Works for the manufacture of the plant).
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: Order No. 6764, 1917-1920 (plans dated 1912-1936); Order No. 6388, 1909 (plans dated 1906-1928); and Order No. 6504, 1911 (plans dated 1911).
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply.
Physical characteristics: These drawings are the originals used in the works for the manufacture of the plant. All are dirty and in some cases badly worn.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Record Office retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Sulzer Bros (London) Ltd., on 13 March 1970, and 9 July 1970.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the Glamorgan Haematite Iron Ore Mine, Llanharry.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: March 2004