Carmarthenshire Archive Service

H. Weaks Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0211 HWEAKS

Held at:

Title: H. Weaks Collection

Short title: Weaks and Thomas family, Carmarthen, papers

Dates of creation: 1781-1957

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 47 items

Name of creator(s): Weaks family of Carmarthen; Thomas family of Carmarthen

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Weaks and Thomas families lived in Carmarthen from the early 20th century; Mrs H. Weaks (alive 1961), was the daughter of John and Anne Thomas. Her grandmother was Elizabeth Thomas (1822-1919). The families accumulated some earlier printed books and other records.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Family papers of the Thomas and Weaks families of Carmarthen, 1781-1957, including photographs, 1908-1920; newspaper cuttings [early 20th century]; Carmarthen Burial Board receipts, 1914-1925; personal letters, 1915-1947; receipts, 1920-1932; and printed books, 1781-1944.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Photographs; Newspaper Cuttings; Printed Books

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 Mrs H. Weaks, Carmarthen, 1961.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. Archive contains earlier printed material accumulated by the family.

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Thomas family, | of Carmarthen | Archives

Weaks family, | of Carmarthen | Archives

Personal names

Thomas family, of Carmarthen

Weaks family, of Carmarthen

Corporate names

Places

Carmarthen

Carmarthenshire