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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Bontnewydd Railway Station, records

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/819

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Bontnewydd Railway Station Records

Short Title: Bontnewydd Railway Station, records

Creation date(s): 1957-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Bontnewydd Railway Station

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Bontnewydd, Caernmarfonshire, is on the Welsh Highland Railway route from Caernarfon to Dinas Mawddwy; it was the location of a signalling box and station. The line was built in th late 19th century and operated by Welsh Highland Light Railway Ltd, which was restructured and renamed in 1964 to Welsh Highland Light Railway (1964) Co Ltd. A new station, Bontnewydd Halt, was built in response to requests from villagers and opened in May 1999.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Daily account sheets, 1957-1965; and a goods consignment note, 1964.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: daily account sheets; and goods consignment note.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: Found at the Bontnewydd Signalling Box, 23rd September 1971

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Bontnewydd Railway Station Records; Welsh Highland route (www.bangor.ac.uk) viewed 24th Nov. 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Railway stations | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names
Welsh Highland Light Railway (1964) Ltd.

Places
Bontnewydd (Gwynedd, Wales)

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