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Gwent Archives
Thomas Hewertson & Co. records (additional)

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3440

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Records of Thomas Hewertson & Co. (Additional)

Short Title: Thomas Hewertson & Co. records (additional)

Creation date(s): 1888-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (13 items)

Name of creator(s): Thomas Hewertson & Co.


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Hewertson founded his company in 1888, when he took over a tobacconists business at 68 Commercial Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, from, his brother-in-law, George Fothergill. In 1900, one of his sons, H. W. Hewertson, set up a small tobacco factory, which shortly afterwards moved to new premises in Emlyn Street, Newport. H. W. Hewertson and T. F. Hewertson were made partners by their father in 1905. A new shop and wholesale business was developed, run by T. F. Hewertson. After the death of Thomas Hewertson in 1926, both sons continued to run the business, until 1933, when T. F. Hewertson was forced to retire due to ill health. H. W. Hewertson died in 1951, and his son, T. N. H. Hewertson, took over the business, although trade declined due to competition from whole-salers and supermarkets. Thomas Hewertson & Co. closed in 1988.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Thomas Hewertson & Co., Tobacconists, 1881-1980, including financial records, 1906-1980; printed material, 1881-[c.1960].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Finance; Printed material

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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

Language codes: eng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded


Related material: Further material is Gwent Record Office, D2688.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Thomas Hewertson & Co. records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Tobacco industry | Wales
Tobacconists | Wales | Newport | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Thomas Hewertson and Company, Tobacconists

Newport (Wales)

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