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INDEX IN BRIEF
April 2000



  1. ELECTRICITY UNDERTAKINGS IN THE SOUTH WEST PRIOR TO 1948

    Minutes (M), Minute Extracts (ME), Accounts (A), Reports (R), Consumers' Register (CR), Shareholders' Register (SR), Photographs (P).

    Barnstaple (M), Bideford (M), Bodmin (A), Braunton (M, P), Bridgwater (M, CR), Bristol (ME, A, R, P), Brixham (M, A, P), Buckfastleigh (P), Burnham (M,SR),
    Callington (A), Camborne (A), Carn Brea (A), Central Electricity Board (South West) (P), Chagford (P), Chudleigh (M), Cornwall E.P.C.(M, A, P), Culm Valley (M),

    Dartmouth & Kingswear (A), Dawlish (M, A, P), East Cornwall (A), East Devon (M), Exeter (M, R, P), Exe Valley (M),
    Ilfracombe (M, A), Illogan (A), Launceston (A), Looe (A), Lynton & Lynmouth (M),
    Mid-Somerset (M), Minehead (M, SR), Newquay (M, A), North Cornwall (A), North Somerset (M, SR, P),

    Okehampton (P), Paignton (M), Penzance (A), Plymouth (ME, P), Porlock (SR),
    Redruth (A), St. Austell (M, A, SR), Salcombe (M, A, CR, SR), Seaton (M, A, SR),
    Taunton (M, R, P), Teignmouth (M, A), Tiverton (M, P), Torquay (M), Truro (A),
    Wedmore (M, SR), Wellington (M), West Cornwall, (A), Weston-s-Mare (M, A, CR, SR, P), Winscombe (M, SR).

  2. PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE

    2(a) All undertakings prior to 1948 (Details noted above as "P" above)

    2(b) Post 1948, SWEB Head Office and Area/District by location and Central Construction Department(CCD), CEGB (S.W. Generating Stations, BSP's & Power Lines)

  3. SWEB FILM/VIDEO LIBRARY

    3(a) 16mm Films (30) converted into videos, dated from 1950 to 1980 (Originals stored at S.W. Film Archive at Plymouth)

    3(b) SWEB Area by location 3(d) General National Interest

    3(c) SWEB Take-over 1995 3(e) General Educational

  4. SWEB 1948 to 1995 (Major items listed only)

    4(a) - Details of Undertakings in the South West absorbed in 1948 into SWEB

    4(b) - SWEB Histories incl"25 Years of S.W. Electricity" by Stanley Steward

    4(c) - Annual Reports and Accounts 1948 to 1995

    4(d) - SWEB Magazines 1948 to 1962

    4(e) - SWEB Tariffs 1950 to 1953

    4(f) - SWEB Civil Defence

    4(g) - SWEB Rural Development

    4(h) - SWEB Helicopter Team History

    4(i) - SWEB Pocket Power Stations

    4(j) - SWEB Meter Test Stations

    4(k) - Isles of Scilly Electrification 1984 - 1989

    4(l) - Blizzards and Storms

    4(m) - Newspaper Cuttings, Bath, Taunton and Torbay

    4(n) - Renewable Sources of Electricity in SWEB Area.

    4(o) - Appliance Marketing/ Advertisements/ Public Lighting

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