ANW logo

Archives Network Wales

Search the collections:        Search help | Advanced search   | Browse by repository

Browse the indices: Combined(searchable) Personal names Corporate names Places Subjects



[New to Archives?]

[Family history]

[Admin menu]

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Gwent Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details

Gwent Archives
Davies Bros (Deebee) Ltd of Newport, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3635

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Davies Bros (Deebee) Ltd, of Newport, Records

Short Title: Davies Bros (Deebee) Ltd of Newport, records

Creation date(s): 1891-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 30 items

Name of creator(s): Davies Bros (Deebee) Ltd of Newport


Administrative/Biographical history: Davies Bros Ltd (known as Deebee) of Newport, Monmouthshire, were timber, slate and cement importers, builders' merchants and ironmongers.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Davies Bros, 1891-1994, including cash books, 1957-1974; property cash books, 1938-1959; rent books, 1922-1926; posting summaries, 1959-1970; various ledgers, 1891-1971; indexes, 1948 and [n. d.]; price lists, 1969-1977; letters from the director and customers, 1977-1994.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: [1998]



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Records of Davies Bros (Deebee) Ltd of Newport, catalogue; National Register of Archives (, viewed 3 June 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Building materials | Wales | Newport
Davies Bros Ltd (Newport, Wales) | Records and correspondence
Ironmongers | Wales | Newport
Timber merchants | Wales | Newport

Personal names

Corporate names
Davies Bros Ltd (Newport, Wales)

Newport (Wales)

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Gwent Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details