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Lewis Foundry Co Ammanford, records

Reference code(s): GB 0211DB/133

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Lewis Foundry Co, Ammanford, records

Short Title: Lewis Foundry Co Ammanford, records

Creation date(s): 1902-1906

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 18 items

Name of creator(s): Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Peace and Ellis were a firm of solicitors in Wigan, Lancashire. They accumulated papers of Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd, based in Quay Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, during the early 20th century, and the Pontyberem Colliery Co. Ltd, founded in 1845, in the Gwendraeth Valley, Carmarthenshire, where it worked both the Clynhebog and Pentremawr mines.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd, 1902-1906, including accounts, 1902-1905; director's reports, 1904-1905; auditor's reports, 1905; and manager's reports, 1905-1906.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd; and Pontyberem Colliery Co. Ltd.

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.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The link between the depositors and the papers is not known. Peace and Ellis were a firm of solicitors in Wigan, Lancashire.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Messrs Peace and Ellis, Wigan, per R. Sharpe Francis, County Archivist of Lancashire, 1961.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositors.

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, Solicitors Records; Wigan World website (http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/stuff/), viewed 23 April 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coal mines and mining | Wales | Pontyberem
Foundries | Wales | Ammanford
Lewis Foundry Company | Records and correspondence
Pontyberem Colliery Company | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Lewis Foundry Company
Pontyberem Colliery Company

Places
Ammanford (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Pontyberem (Wales)

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