Denbighshire Record Office

Ruabon Brick and Terracotta Company Limited

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/119

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Title: Ruabon Brick and Terracotta Company Limited

Short title: Ruabon Brick and Terracotta Company Limited records

Dates of creation: 1912-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.142 cubic metres (54 items)

Name of creator(s): Ruabon Brick and Terracotta Company Limited


Administrative and biographical history: Ruabon Brick and Terracotta Company produced clay-based building materials and had a factory at Gardden, near Ruabon, Denbighshire, active from the 1890s to 1975. The Company later became part of Dennis Ruabon Limited, of Hafod Tileries, Ruabon; it was revived in 1996 but was dissolved in 2003.


Scope and content: Records of Ruabon Brick and Terracotta Company, 1912-1975, including kiln sheets and other production records, 1958-1975; general files, 1939-1975; correspondence with suppliers, 1938-1973; export records, 1963-1970; general registers, 1932-1937; and miscellaneous plans, in particular the Gardden Works, 1912-1974.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: production records; files, general; files, correspondence with suppliers; plans; miscellaneous; export; production; and general.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr D. L. Davies, Managing Director, Dennis Ruabon Ltd, Hafod Tileries, Ruabon, per Mr R. R. Coulthard, Pentrebychan, Nr Wrexham, 1975.



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: Denbighshire Record Office, Ruabon Brick and Terracotta Company Limited, catalogue; Compaines House wesbite ( viewed 29 September 2004.

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

Date(s) of description: May 2004



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