Catalogue description Llanelly Railway and Dock Company
|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.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Former reference in its original department:||LLA|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
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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