M S Lovelock, Railway Collection

Scope and Content

Signal box train registers, 1963-1995, photographs of signal boxes, 1994-1999, order of service for funeral of Sir Tasker Watkins, 2007; Queen's Road Infants and Girls' School class photographs, 1929.

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection mostly contains railway material, particularly relating to signal boxes. The train registers were compiled by signalmen and record the movement of trains at that location, their description and details of incidents. They are accompanied by notes of interesting entries extracted by M.S. Lovelock. Additional items have been collected by Mr Lovelock.


Order at time of deposit retained.

Access Information

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by M.S. Lovelock in 2003, 2012 and 2014.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids. Revised by M Wilcox and A Thynne Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed

Custodial History

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


Accruals are possible