Catalogue description Llanelly Railway and Dock Company

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Reference: RAIL 377
Title: Llanelly Railway and Dock Company

Contains records of the Llanelly Railway and dock company comprising committee minutes, agreements and contracts and accountant's records.

Date: 1835-1940
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: LLA
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Llanelly Railway and Dock Company, 1828-1889

Physical description: 127 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

British Railways Board

Accruals: No further accruals expected
Administrative / biographical background:

Incorporated (dock portion) by act of 1828 and (railway) by act of 1835. On expiry of company's lease of Vale of Towy, Mar. 1868 a new lease of that line was granted to the Llanelly and London and North Western Railways jointly from 1 Apr 1868. By act of 1871, lines from Llandilo to Carmarthen, and Pontardulais to Swansea were made a separate undertaking entitled the Swansea and Carmathen Railway, to be worked by London and North Western Railway from 1 July 1871. Worked by Great Western Railway from 1 Jan. 1873, and finally absorbed by Great Western Railway by Great Western and Llanelly Railway and Dock companies' Amalgamation Act 24 June 1889.

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