Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Defiance Cycle Works Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB39

Held at:

Title: Defiance Cycle Works Records

Short title: Defiance Cycle Works records

Dates of creation: 1902-[1982], mainly 1902-1948

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 8 items

Name of creator(s): Defiance Cycle Works

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Arthur Williams ran the Defiance Cycle Works, Glanaman, Carmarthenshire, and Defiance Stores, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, in the early 20th century. The company exported bicycles to South Africa during this period as well as supplying the local market.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of Defiance Cycle Works, 1902-1982, including ledgers, 1902-1948; copies of printed material relating to the cycle works, [1982]; a lease for land in Ammanford, 1904; and unused receipts, [1910].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

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 have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr and Mrs H. Bowen, Glanaman, 1982, and by Mrs M. Bowen (daughter of Arthur Williams), 1982.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Bicycle industry | Wales | Glanaman

Defiance Cycle Works | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Williams, Arthur

Corporate names

Defiance Cycle Works

Defiance Stores

Places

Ammanford

Glanaman