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Glamorgan Archives
Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co. records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D327

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co. records

Short Title: Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co. records

Creation date(s): 1913-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.24 cubic metres (25 volumes)

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

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Company was established in 1912 by the Beynon family. The site at Aberthaw was chosen as it was near the necessary raw material, limestone and coal from the south Wales coalfield which was needed to heat the kiln. In 1919 the company took over the nearby Aberthaw and Rhoose Point Portland and Lime Company. Blue Circle bought the two sites at Aberthaw and Rhoose in 1983. In 1987 Rhoose Works closed. Lafarge Cement UK bought Blue Circle industries PLC in 2001 creating the largest cement maker in the world.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co. records comprising of weekly pay records; test manufacture book; cash and store books; details of tenders and contracts

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 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 Lafarge Cement Co, 2004

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: March 2006


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