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Morris and Son (Drapers), records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MORUTH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Morris and Son (Drapers) Records

Short Title: Morris and Son (Drapers), records

Creation date(s): 1860-1936

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.372 cubic metres (1 box, 62 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Morris and Son


Administrative/Biographical history: Morris and Son were drapers in Barmouth, Merionethshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Morris and Son (Drapers), Merionethshire, mainly financial records, 1860-1936, including day books, 1860-1936; ledgers, 1847-1931; cashiers' check book, 1874-1908; petty cash & expenditure books, 1874-1897; customers' minor account books, 1878-1911; debts books, 1878-1891; suppliers' account books, 1899-1924; and household account books, 1901-1906.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: day books; ledgers; cashiers' check book; petty cash & expenditure, customers' minor account books; tailoring/dressmaking books; press letter book; staff log book; outstanding debts books; suppliers' account books; household account books; and miscellanea.

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.

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

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr and Mrs Morris, Barmouth, in 1971.



Note: Title supplied from contents 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 Morris and Son (Drapers) Records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Drapery industry | Wales | Barmouth
Morris and Son | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Morris and Son

Barmouth (Wales)

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