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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, archive

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB69

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, Archive

Short Title: Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, archive

Creation date(s): 1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 6 items

Name of creator(s): Mrs I. Back, Mancot.


Administrative/Biographical history: The Priory Foundry, 110 Priory Street, Carmarthen, was run from c. 1860 to the late 19th century, by Mr T. Jones and his brother, and later by his sons. His great-granddaughter, Mrs I. Back, of Mancot, Deeside, Clwyd, possessed copies of photographs of T. Jones and others, and wrote reminiscences in the 1980s. In 1983, Dyfed Archaeological Trust conducted an excavation of Roman remains behind 110 Priory Street.


Scope and content/abstract: Letters from I. Back, containing reminiscences of the Priory Foundry [1980s]; copies of photographs of Mr and Mrs T. Jones and his brother; and photograph of archaeological excavation at 110 Priory Street, Carmarthen, and of the front door of No 110, 1983.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by T. Jones' Great-Granddaughter, Mrs I. Back, Mancot, Deeside, Clwyd, 1985.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Foundries | Wales | Carmarthen

Personal names
Back , I. , [alive 1983-1985] , Mrs , of Mancot

Corporate names

Carmarthen (Wales)

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