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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Weaks and Thomas family, Carmarthen, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0211 HWEAKS

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: H. Weaks Collection

Short Title: Weaks and Thomas family, Carmarthen, papers

Creation date(s): 1781-1957

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 47 items

Name of creator(s): Weaks family of Carmarthen; Thomas family of Carmarthen


Administrative/Biographical history: The Weaks and Thomas families lived in Carmarthen from the early 20th century; Mrs H. Weaks (alive 1961), was the daughter of John and Anne Thomas. Her grandmother was Elizabeth Thomas (1822-1919). The families accumulated some earlier printed books and other records.


Scope and content/abstract: Family papers of the Thomas and Weaks families of Carmarthen, 1781-1957, including photographs, 1908-1920; newspaper cuttings [early 20th century]; Carmarthen Burial Board receipts, 1914-1925; personal letters, 1915-1947; receipts, 1920-1932; and printed books, 1781-1944.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Photographs; Newspaper Cuttings; Printed Books

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs H. Weaks, Carmarthen, 1961.



Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. Archive contains earlier printed material accumulated by the family.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Small Collections, L-Z.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Thomas family, | of Carmarthen | Archives
Weaks family, | of Carmarthen | Archives

Personal names
Thomas family , of Carmarthen
Weaks family , of Carmarthen

Corporate names

Carmarthen (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)

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