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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Crompton and Co. Ltd records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB128

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Crompton and Co. Ltd Records

Short Title: Crompton and Co. Ltd records

Creation date(s): c. 1915

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Crompton and Co. Ltd., London


Administrative/Biographical history: Crompton & Co. Ltd, of London, was established by Colonel Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton (1845-1940), one of the first men to bring electric street lighting and a public electricity supply to London. Crompton was the first major British manufacturers of electricity generators and domestic cookers, and continued in business until the 1960s, when it was taken over by Hawker Siddley.


Scope and content/abstract: Street plan of Carmarthen, [c. 1915], showing existing and proposed street lighting schemes.


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 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: Source not recorded


Related material: The main archive of Crompton and Co. Ltd is the Science Museum Library, London, NRA 35481 Crompton.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Science and Society Picture Library, National Museum of Science and Industry (, viewed 22 October 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Street lighting | Wales | Carmarthen | Designs and plans

Personal names

Corporate names
Crompton & Company

Carmarthen (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)

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