Catalogue description Barry Railway Company

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Details of RAIL 23
Reference: RAIL 23
Title: Barry Railway Company

This series documents the establishment and administration of the Barry Dock and Railway Company, later the Barry Railway Company, the construction of railway track, associated buildings, and the acquisition of rolling stock.

Records include general, board and committee minutes, reports to the board, press cuttings, staff records, accident registers, plans and agreements.

Date: 1882-1923
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: BRY
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Barry Dock and Railway Company, 1884-1891

Barry Railway Company, 1891-1922

Physical description: 128 volume(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Administrative / biographical background:

The Barry Dock and Railway Company was incorporated by the Barry Dock and Railway Company Act of 14th August 1884.

On 5th August 1891, the name of the company was changed by the Barry Dock and Railways Act to the Barry Railway Company.

The company was amalgamated with Great Western Railway Company as from 1st January 1922 under Great Western and Barry railway companies' Preliminary Amalgamation Scheme 8th May 1922.

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