Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Bee Hive Garage, Pencader, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB15

Held at:

Title: Bee Hive Garage, Pencader, Records

Short title: Bee Hive Garage, Pencader, records

Dates of creation: 1896-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 11 items

Name of creator(s): Dai Jones, Pencader (fl. 1911-1977)


Administrative and biographical history: David Jenkins was licensee of The Blossom Lodge, Pencader, Carmarthenshire, but moved to The Bee Hive Inn, Pencader, in about 1911 with his son, Dai Jones (fl. 1911-1977), and daughter. Dai Jones ran the Bee Hive Garage and Grey Hound Kennels and was also Master of the Clettwr Hunt. He married Katherine Mansel (d. 1975) and later moved to the Farmers' Arms, Pencader, remaining there until 1977.


Scope and content: Account books and other records relating to car hire, [1918]-1944; papers relating to The Blossom Lodge, The Bee Hive Inn and The Farmers' Arms, 1896-1965; book of horse and greyhound race stakes, 1958-1965; personal papers, 1937-1975; sheet music, [early 20th century]; and photograph of Dai Jones, [1955].


Language/script: English

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the list is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Miss M. M. B. Jones, 59 Maescader, Pencader, Carmarthenshire, per Mrs A. Gordon, Carmarthenshire Record Office, 1979.



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



Bee Hive Garage | Archives

Garages (Auto repair) | Wales | Pencader

Personal names

Jones, Dai, of Pencader

Corporate names

Bee Hive Garage