Cardiff Corporation Electric Light; Cardiff City Electricity Department, Records

Scope and Content

Cardiff Corporation Electric Light Staff Wages and Summary Book, 1912-1915; Cardiff City Electricity Department Roath Power Station Staff Wages Book, 1931-1936

Administrative / Biographical History

Cardiff Corporation assumed control of the supply of electricity to the city during the mid-1890s. Roath Power Station was built 1901 and began supplying electricity the following year


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Risca Industrial History Museum, Nov 2012

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.

Related Material

BC Cardiff Borough records