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Bangor University
Pwllheli and Nefyn Light Railway Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PNLR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Pwllheli and Nefyn Light Railway Papers

Short Title: Pwllheli and Nefyn Light Railway Papers

Creation date(s): 1903-1907

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 bundle

Name of creator(s): Proposers of the Pwllheli and Nefyn Light Railway

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: As far back as the 1830's, proposals were made for a railway route to go to Porth Dinllaen on the Llyn peninsula. These plans were the result of the belief that Porth Dinllaen, rather than Holyhead, would become the main port linking Britain and Ireland.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to a proposal to construct a light railway from Pwllheli to Nefyn and Porth Dinllaen. They include correspondence with the Town Clerk of Pwllheli, plans of suggested route, estimate of expenses etc.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 13997

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales is a Proposed London to Porth Dinllaen Railway Report . The Yale Papers and Llecheiddior Papers also contain relevant documentation. A description is available on the Archives Hub

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2003.

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Railways | Wales | Nefyn
Railways | Wales | Porth Dinllaen
Railways | Wales | Pwllheli

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