Carmarthenshire Archive Service
B. D. R. Thomas Collection
Reference code(s): GB 0211 BDRMAS
Title: B. D. R. Thomas Collection
Short title: Thomas, B. D. R., collection of White Lion Inn papers
Dates of creation: 1876-1963
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 13 items
Name of creator(s): White Lion Inn, Pwll-trap
Administrative and biographical history: The White Lion Inn, Pwll-trap, near St Clears, Carmarthenshire was owned by James Thomas, innkeeper and farmer, until his death in 1875. The property passed to his granddaughter, Elizabeth James and her husband William James, who mortgaged the inn to Sarah Nicholls of Gilfachyblawd, Llanwinio, but in 1897 sold it to Swansea United Breweries Limited. In 1926 the property was acquired by Truman Hanbury Buxton and Company Limited. It was bought by B. D. R. Thomas in 1963.
Scope and content: Records, 1876-1963, relating to the White Lion Inn, Pwll-trap, Carmarthenshire, including deeds, 1895-1963, of the White Lion Inn and White Lion Cottage.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by B. D. R. Thomas, St Clears, 1970.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Small Collections, L-Z.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003