Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX683
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Cardiff Docks collection
Short Title: Cardiff Docks collection
Creation date(s): 1888-c1970
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (4 volumes, 6 papers, 4 photographs, 1 booklet, 6 plans, 1 bundle)
Name of creator(s): Desmond Williams
Administrative/Biographical history: The Great Western Railway company operated a dry dock in Cardiff, Glamorgan, in the 20th century.
Scope and content/abstract: Great Western Railway dry dock stemming diary, 1924-1965; dock register and log, 1948-1967; dockman's notebook, 1939-1952; specification for steel swing bridge, 1903; dock plans, 1888-1970; photographs of floods in Canton, Cardiff, 1961; Church Monthly magazine, 1903.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply
Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Archival history: The records appear to have been passed on to the successor dock operators.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1991-1995.
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004