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E M Collins

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC : MNA/PP/6

Held at: Swansea University

Title: E M Collins

Short Title: E M Collins

Creation date(s): 1850-1930

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 envelopes & 1 volume

Name of creator(s): E M Collins


Administrative/Biographical history: The Taff Vale Railway was incorporated by Act of Parliament in 1836, the aim being to build a railway line from Merthyr to Cardiff. The line from Cardiff to Abercynon opened in 1840 and the rest of the line to Merthyr opened in 1841. A branch line up the Rhondda was opened in the same year and further branch lines and extensions to existing lines followed.
The Bute Dock Company became the Cardiff Railway Company in 1897. The railway opened in 1909.


Scope and content/abstract: Rule book for employees of Taff Vale Railway Company 1850 (c) together with press-cuttings concerning the Taff Vale Company 1930 (c); draft minutes of Conciliation Board meetings to settle dispute between Cardiff Railway Company and its employees 1912-1913; list of road transport companies associated with the railways 1930 (c).


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Conditions governing access: Refer to repository

Conditions governing reproduction: Copyright in these finding aids belongs to the University of Wales Swansea
Reprographic: No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

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Language codes: eng


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Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Coal | Transportation
Railways | Wales, South

Personal names

Corporate names
Cardiff Railway
Taff Vale Railway


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