Georges Sykes papers comprising of printed plan marked to show allotments.
Georges Sykes, Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Cardiff County Borough Council adopted the Allotments Act 1887 on its formation in 1889 and placed the function under the Parks, Open Spaces and Allotments Committee, later the Parks and Open Spaces Committee. Land for allotments was found on Wedal farm, and at Sloper Road and Leckwith Road during the 1890s and further land was acquired after about 1905. The map was used by George Sykes for entomological research
Arranged chronologically by record series
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited by a private individual, 2004
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Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids
Conditions Governing Use
Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply
All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
Accruals are possible.