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Glamorgan Archives
Cardiff Workmens Cottage Co Ltd records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWC

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cardiff Workmens Cottage Co Ltd records

Short Title: Cardiff Workmens Cottage Co Ltd records

Creation date(s): 1872-1882

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.005 cubic metres (9 papers & 1 booklet)

Name of creator(s): Cardiff Workmens Cottage Co Ltd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Cardiff Workmens Cottage Co Ltd was incorporated in 1869; it was later renamed Cardiff and Provincial Properties Co. It operated as a housing association, constructing an estate at Adamsdown, Cardiff, in the 1880s, for renting to workers.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Cardiff Workmens Cottage Co Ltd, 1872-1882, comprised of: tenancy agreements for Adamsdown estate, 1872-1879; and builders contracts, 1873-1882.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: building contracts; and tenancy agreements.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.

ALLIED MATERIALS

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 Cardiff Workmens Cottage Co Ltd.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Cardiff Workmens Cottage Company | Archives
Housing | Wales | Cardiff
Low-income housing | Wales | Cardiff

Personal names

Corporate names
Cardiff Workmens Cottage Company

Places
Cardiff (Wales)

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