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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Jones, Edwin, of Tumble, tailor, records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB73

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Edwin Jones of Tumble, Tailor, Records

Short Title: Jones, Edwin, of Tumble, tailor, records

Creation date(s): 1879-1938

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 16 items

Name of creator(s): Edwin Jones (1874-1950); Lloyd Jones (died 1985).


Administrative/Biographical history: Edwin Jones (1874-1950) was a tailor, born in Llandyfaelog, Carmarthenshire. He set up a business in Tumble, Carmarthenshire, in the mid 1890s. He was an honorary secretary of the Tumble Agricultural Society. His son, Lloyd (died 1985), took over the business until his retirement in the mid 1960s. Edwin Jones' grandfather, J. Jones, had been a shoemaker in Llandyfaelog.


Scope and content/abstract: Ledger, 1895-1915; day book, 1904-1929; tailor's measure books, 1903-1934; clothing club contribution books, 1907-1935; Tumble Agricultural Society minute book, 1904-1905; ledger of J. Jones, 1879-1900; and printed matter, 1904-1938.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

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.

Language codes: engwel


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr John J. Davies, (grandson of Edwin Jones), Hendy, Pontarddulais, via the Carmarthen Museum, 1986.



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

Jones, Edwin, | 1874-1950 | Archives
Tailors | Wales | Tumble

Personal names
Jones , Edwin , 1874-1950
Jones , Lloyd , d. 1985

Corporate names
Tumble Agricultural Society

Llandyfaelog (Wales)
Tumble (Wales)

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