This collection consists of a phone book (1892) and secretariat records (1885-91) including legal papers, report for a shareholders meeting and examples of call office cards.
Records created and used by the Western Counties and South Wales Telephone Company Limited
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1814 TPG
- Dates of Creation1885-1892
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume, 22 documents and 21 cards
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Western Counties and South Wales Telephone Company was formed as a subsidiary of the United Telephone Company (UTC) on 17 December 1884 and acquired the interests and plant previously vested in the UTC. It was absorbed by the National Telephone Company on 1 January 1892.
Conditions Governing Access
Available for research at BT Archives, see www.bt.com/archives.
These records were transferred by the Post Office Archives between 1 June 1991 and 30 April 1992.
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