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Georges Sykes papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D268

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Georges Sykes papers

Short Title: Georges Sykes papers

Creation date(s): c.1935

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (1 folding plan)

Name of creator(s): Cardiff County Borough Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Cardiff County Borough Council adopted the Allotments Act 1887 on its formation in 1889 and placed the function under the Parks, Open Spaces and Allotments Committee, later the Parks and Open Spaces Committee. Land for allotments was found on Wedal farm, and at Sloper Road and Leckwith Road during the 1890s and further land was acquired after about 1905. The map was used by George Sykes for entomological research


Scope and content/abstract: Georges Sykes papers comprising of printed plan marked to show allotments


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: No Restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office


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 a private individual, 2004


Related material: Minutes of the Open Spaces and Parks Department of Cardiff County Borough Council (1889-1974)provide evidence on the administration of allotments shown on the plan. A duplicate of the plan and papers of George Sykes are held in the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth


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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