Records and correspondence relating to Dolgelley Railway Station, Dolgellau, Merionethshire, comprising records of the Cambrian Railways, 1865-1903; Great Western railway, 1872-1890; Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, 1872-[18??]; London and North Western Railway, 1872-1907; Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 1872, 1900; Great Central Railway, 1899-190?, and other smaller railway companies, 1874-1902; and miscellaneous papers, 1864-1964.
Dolgellau Railway Station Records
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- ReferenceGB 220 Z/M/855; 912
- Dates of Creation1864-1964
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Dolgelley Station was a crossing station in Dolgellau, Merionethshire. It was also known as the Bala & Dolgelley station, and was opened on 4th August 1868. Prior to the absorption of the Cambrian Railway, Dolgelley was the last station on the Great Western line, and the commencement of the Cambrian Company's line to Barmouth Junction. The Railway ran through Dolgelley from 1868 to 1964.
Arranged into the following: Cambrian Railways; Great Western railway; Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway; London and North Western Railway; Corris Railway; Caledonian Railway; Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway; Great Central Railway; Taff Vale Railway; Highland Railway; North British Railway Company; and miscellaneous papers.
Conditions Governing Access
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Dolgellau Railway Station Records; Green, C.C., The Coast Lines of the Cambrian Railways: Vol. 2 (Didcot, 1996); Dolgellau Railway (www.dolgellau.net), viewed 11th Nov. 2004.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright laws apply.
All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.
The papers came into the possession of Miss Gwenfron Hughes, Dolgellau, and John Harrison, station-master, Tanybwlch Station.
Accruals are not expected.