Michael Statham, Collection of Cave Plans

Scope and Content

Survey drawings of Lesser Garth Cave, 1968-1989 and plans of Ogof y Ci Cave, 1974-2004.

Administrative / Biographical History

Michael Statham lives in Cardiff and works as a surveyor.


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a private individual, Feb and Dec 2014

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas and updated by Hannah Price for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to the Caves of South Wales website (www.ogof.org.uk/lesser_garth_cave.html) viewed 10 Jan and 17 Dec 2014.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

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 donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are not expected


Cardiff Naturalists' Society report & transactions. Vol. XCIII, pp.18-36; ill. (1964-66) Final excavations at the Lesser Garth Cave, Pentyrch (Ref Lib/C/61/xxvi)