Lionel Dingle of Cardiff, Papers

Scope and Content

Lionel Dingle of Cardiff papers comprising a photograph album, 1932-1935; loose photographs, c1940s; and pamphlets produced by the Glamorgan Rifle Association and the Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs, 1884-1939

Administrative / Biographical History

Lionel Dingle was originally from Cornwall. He worked for the Cornish drilling firm Holman Brothers, and became their representative in Cardiff. His wife was born and bred in Cardiff. Mr Dingle's work meant that he scaled many of the larger chimney stacks in Cardiff, from where he took aerial shots of the city. He was also an active member of the Home Guard during the Second World War.


Lionel Dingle of Cardiff papers arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by a private individual, 2005

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed

Custodial History

Mr and Mrs Lionel Dingle


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