Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXLE
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Barry commercial property deeds
Short Title: Barry commercial property deeds
Creation date(s): 1871-1957
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.02 cubic metres ( 9 parchments, 9 files, 9 papers)
Name of creator(s): Messrs J. A. Hughes and Co., and E.C. Romilly, Barry
Administrative/Biographical history: Barry was a small village until the late nineteenth century, when industrial development and construction of the No 1 Dock and Basin in 1889, mainly for the export of coal, led to rapid commercial and urban growth.
Scope and content/abstract: Deeds relating to commercial property in Barry, 1871-1957; abstract of title of E.C. Romilly relating to lands in parishes of Barry, Porthkerry, Penmark and Llancarfan, 1815-1941.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by property, this collection contains several boxes of unlisted material.
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 http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives by a private individual, 1965-1973
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Kelly's Directory of South Wales and Monmouthshire , 1891 and 1926; Moore, Donald (ed) Barry: The Centenary Book (Barry 1985)
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004