Reference code(s): GB 0214 D252
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Great portland Estates Ltd. records
Short Title: Great portland Estates Ltd. records
Creation date(s): 1845-1979
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (4 bundles)
Name of creator(s): Vokes family of Llandaff and Cardiff; Fletchers Cleaners Ltd; Maurice Lennard Holdings Ltd.
Administrative/Biographical history: The Vokes famnily of Bridge Street in Llandaff and Cardiff held a number of properties in Llandaff and Canton, and the New Sea Lock Hotel, Docks (now Atlantic Wharf)and notably 9 St. Johns Square in the commercial and retail area of central Cardiff. Most of the deeds and related legal papers concern the latter.
Scope and content/abstract: Great portland Estates Ltd. records comprising of legal papers relating to the leasing and conveyance of Vokes proprty and successor commercial bodies
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series
Conditions governing access: No Restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply
Finding aids: A full version of the Catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Great Portland Estates Co., 2004
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: 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: March 2006