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Glamorgan Archives
Davies, E. H. and Sons, furnisher, Pentre records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX305

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Davies, E. H. and Sons, furnisher, Pentre records

Short Title: Davies, E. H. and Sons, furnisher, Pentre records

Creation date(s): c.1880-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (4 volumes, 8 papers, 1 card, 2 files)

Name of creator(s): E.H. Davies and Sons

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Elias Henry Davies began work in the shop of John Richards, draper, Aberdare in 1863. In 1887, he established himself in business on his own account as a wholesale and retail furnisher, ironmonger, piano dealer and stationer in Pentre, Rhondda. He was also known as an auctioneer and emigration agent and as an assessor of rates and a magistrate.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Cash and hire purchase ledgers, 1887-1940; billheads, c1880-1977; election poster, 1887; business card, c1910; biographical histories, 1900-1904

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private depositor

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: David Morris for the ANW project

Rules or conventions: AACR2; LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
E.H. Davies and Son | Records and correspondence
Retail trade | Wales | Pentre (Rhondda Cynon Taff)

Personal names
Davies , Elias Henry , b. 1847

Corporate names
E.H. Davies and Son

Places
Pentre (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales)
Rhondda (Wales)

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