The following is a list of general information
sources used to compile the CardiffParks history pages. Sources specific to indivdual parks are covered in the relevent
A.A. Pettigrew: The Public Parks and Recreation
Grounds of Cardiff.
An unpublished account of the history of Cardiff's parks in six volumes,
available for reference in the Cardiff Library Local Studies Collection.
W. Nelmes: Public parks cover 2170 acres. Western Mail Jubilee Supplement Friday 28th October 1955 pages 22-23
1938 Inventory of Parks Buildings and Equipment available in (pdf)
or html format
A handwritten book, prepared as an insurance inventory in April 1938. This
book is currently in the care of the Cardiff Council's Parks Service.
Welsh Government Central Register of Aerial Photography for Wales
The Central Register is a comprehensive source of aerial survey cover of Wales flown by the RAF, Ordnance Survey and
major commercial survey companies. The Welsh Government also holds an extensive digital collection of aerial photographs
covering Wales from 1940 to present day at a variety of scales. Contact information: Aerial Photographs Officer, Cartographics 2.13, Welsh Government,
Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NQ. Tel: 03000 25 3819 Email: AerialPhotoOfficer@gov.wales