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Glamorgan Archives
Great portland Estates Ltd. records

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.

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

ACCESS AND USE

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/

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 Great Portland Estates Co., 2004

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


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