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Haswell Brothers, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HASWELL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Haswell Brothers Records

Short Title: Haswell Brothers, records

Creation date(s): 1891-1956

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.715 cubic metres (25 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Haswell Brothers

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Haswell Brothers is a firm of chartered accountants, based at Elwy House, Wrexham. The firm used to have a branch at Chester.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records acquired by the Haswell Brothers relating mainly to its clients, 1891-1956, including the North Wales Employers' Mutual Indemnity Company, 1898-1952 (the records include a notice of accidents relating to the Gresford mining disaster); United Westminster and Wrexham Collieries Ltd., 1905-1950, and the Ruabon Coal and Coke Company, 1891-1939; the Minera Silica Quarries Ltd., 1926-1940; Messrs. Charles R. Eames Ltd., 1950-1956; William Thomas and Sons Ltd., 1924-1936; Wrexham Tenants Ltd., 1928-1931; Gresford Colliery Ltd., 1920-1924; Dennis Ruabon Ltd., 1934-1945; and Brymbo Silica Quarries Ltd., 1936-1940. Also included are the administrative papers of the firm itself, mainly registers of letters received, 1906-1919, and files of press copy outgoing letters, 1914-1919.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following in chronological order: administrative records of Haswell Brothers; papers of the firm's clients arranged by individual client.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Some records have been affected by damp; other records are unfit for production.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Ifor Edwards, Ponciau, Wrexham, in 1970.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The records of the branch in Chester are kept privately. Other records of the North Wales Employers' Mutual Indemnity Company are held at the Flintshire Record Office. Other records of the United Westminster and Wrexham collieries Ltd are NLW, Henry Robertson Papers, 74/1-135. Further records of the Ruabon Coke and Coal Co. Ltd are NLW, Henry Robertson Papers, 57/1-118, and others at the Flintshire Record Office.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from creator of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Haswell Brothers Records.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Accountants | Wales | Wrexham
Charles R. Eames Ltd. | Records and correspondence
Coal mines and mining | Wales | Ruabon
Coal mines and mining | Wales | Wrexham
Dennis (Firm) | Archives
Dennis Ruabon Tiles Ltd | Archives
Gresford Colliery Disaster, Gresford, Wales, 1934
Gresford Colliery Ltd | Records and correspondence
Haswell Brothers & Co. | Archives
Insurance | Wales, North
Lumber trade | Wales, North
Mine accidents | Wales | Gresford
Minera Silica Quarries Ltd | Records and correspondence
North Wales Employers' Mutual Indemnity Company | Archives
Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Minera
Silica | Wales | Minera
United Westminster and Wrexham Collieries | Records and correspondence
William Thomas & Sons | Records and correspondence
Wrexham Tenants Society | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Charles R. Eames Ltd.
Dennis (Firm)
Dennis Ruabon Tiles Limited
Gresford Colliery Ltd
Haswell Brothers & Co.
Minera Silica Quarries Ltd
North Wales Employers' Mutual Indemnity Company
United Westminster and Wrexham Collieries
William Thomas & Sons
Wrexham Tenants Society

Places
Gresford (Wales)
Wrexham (Wales)

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