Wrexham Gas Company and Llangollen Gas Company records

Scope and Content

Wrexham Gas Company, Wrexham, Denbighshire, was formed in the mid-19th century and supplied street lighting to the town. It took over a pre-existing gas plant and initially supplied 60 street lights in Wrexham. Llangollen Gas Company had a similar function in Llangollen, Denbighshire, and was formed in 1871. This collection includes minute books, annual reports, correspondence and other business papers.

Access Information

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Archivist's Note

The archive includes an annual report of the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children), Wrexham Branch, apparently unrelated. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Wrexham Gas Company, catalogue; Dodd, A. H. (ed.), A History of Wrexham (Wrexham, 1989).

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