Rowland Pittard Railway, Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Taff Vale Railway [1880-1900], Barry Railway [1880-1950] and Brecon and Merthyr Railway [1880-1900]. Correspondence of the Tondu locomotive shed master 1956-1957.

Administrative / Biographical History

The collector was secretary of the Rail Future South Wales group and has a keen interest in national and local transport issues.


Original order retained.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a private individual February 2015

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Laura Russell for Glamorgan Archives.

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

D598 Brecon and Merthyr Railway Collection, D599 Great Western Railway Collection, DXUJ Barry Railway Records, D669 Barry Railway Company Records and Q/D/P Glamorgan Court of Quarter Sessions Deposited Plans.