Plans, 1935, of Burry Port Docks; and section drawing of enlarge section of jetty, 1899.
Great Western Railway Plans of Burry Port Docks
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- ReferenceGB 211 DB127
- Dates of Creation1899-1935
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Great Western Railway Company took over the Llanelly Railway and Dock Co. railways serving Llanelli and Burry Port in 1873, and it was absorbed into the GWR in 1889. These small railways were used in the export of coal. The GWR also took over Burry Port docks, originally opened in 1820.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Evans, L. W. Minor Industries, Railways, Docks and Shipping (Cardiff, 1939); Lloyd, Sir John E., ed., A History of Carmarthenshire (Cardiff, 1939).
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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
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