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An unpublished account of the history of Cardiff's parks in six volumes,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
Room G-073a, Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NQ. Tel: 029 2082 3819 / 3815
An extensive collection of aerial photographs covering
Wales from 1940 to present day at a variety of scales.