Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Vincent Morris and Son, Drapers, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB11

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Title: Vincent Morris and Son, Drapers, Records

Short title: Vincent Morris and Son, drapers, Llanelli, records

Dates of creation: 1938-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 25 items

Name of creator(s): Vincent Morris and Son, 15 Station Road, Llanelli


Administrative and biographical history: A drapers shop was established in Llanelli in the early 20th century by Rhys Evans. In 1938, he went into partnership with Vincent Morris, the company being called Rhys Evans, Vincent Morris and Company. In 1956 it became Vincent Morris and Son and in 1967 moved from Hall Street to Station Road, Llanelli. Until this time the main business involved out-selling in homes in the area. Subsequently the shop itself became the focus of the business.


Scope and content: Annual General Meetings minutes, 1938-1965; administrative records, 1965-1973; records relating to shareholders, 1938-1967; and financial records, including ledgers and wages books, 1938-1974.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; administration; shares and shareholders; and finance.

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Most of the records were originally deposited by Vincent Morris and Son per Mr G. Morris in 1977. They were returned to the depositor in 1983.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr G. Morris, Llanelli, 1990.



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: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records.

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

Date(s) of description: October 2003



Drapery industry | Wales | Llanelli

Vincent Morris and Son | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Rhys Evans, Vincent Morris and Company

Vincent Morris and Son