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Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Company records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D116

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Company records

Short Title: Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Company records

Creation date(s): 1914-1932

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.001 cubic metres (2 booklets, 4 papers)

Name of creator(s): Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Company

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The company was established under prospectus 1912. The first directors were John W Beynon, director of the Rhymney Railway Co and The Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Co; Sydney H Byass, director of the Port Talbot Railway and Docks Co; E Reginald Moxey, director of the Taff Vale Railway Co; PW Tolhurst, a civil engineer, and former managing director of Messrs Tolhurst & Sons Ltd, cement manufacturers, Gravesend, Kent; and Oliver H Valpy, Sloane Square, London. The cement works were constructed in 1913-14 by the Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co Ltd and established a reputation for high quality cement manufacture. Descriptions and illustrations of the works are given in D116/1, 2.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Company records comprising of papers; plans; description of works; prospectus; offer for shares certificate and results of tests, 1914-1932

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Company records arranged by item

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/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Cornwall County Records Office, 2002

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Archives finding aids

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006


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