Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Vincent Morris and Son, Drapers, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB11
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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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