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Great Western Railway, subsidences ledger

Reference code(s): GB 0218 Misc. MSS 2053

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Great Western Railway Subsidences Ledger

Short Title: Great Western Railway, subsidences ledger

Creation date(s): [c. 1920]-[c. 1940]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Great Western Railway


Administrative/Biographical history: The Great Western Railway (GWR) was established by Act of Parliament in 1835. In 1923, government reorganisation led to the amalgamation of various railway companies in south and mid Wales as the Great Western Railway. Following nationalisation in 1948, the GWR was superseded by British Railways (Western Region).


Scope and content/abstract: Great Western Railway subsidences ledger, [c. 1920]-[c. 1940].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Misc. MSS, catalogue; The Great Western Archive (, viewed 24 October 2003

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006

Railways | Wales | Monmouthshire
Subsidences (Earth movements) | Wales, South

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Great Western Railway (Great Britain)

Monmouthshire (Wales)

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