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Garw, Taf Fawr and Taf Fachan Waterworks records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D391

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Garw, Taf Fawr and Taf Fachan Waterworks records

Short Title: Garw, Taf Fawr and Taf Fachan Waterworks records

Creation date(s): 1884 and 1890

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.005 cubic metres (4 folding plans)

Name of creator(s): Laurence Graham and long, solicitors

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The first reservoir in the valley of Taf Fechan was constructed by Merthyr Tydfil Local Board under Act of Parliament 1858. The area was transferred in 1921 to the newly-formed Taf Fechan Water Supply Board. The Garw Water and Light Co. Ltd. was formed in 1884 and taken over by the Garw Water Co. by Act of Parliament 1889.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Garw, Taf Fawr and Taf Fachan Waterworks records comprising of folding ordnance survey plans maked to show future and contemporary water pipelines

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 Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from a bookshop, 2005

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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