Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Defiance Cycle Works Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB39
Title: Defiance Cycle Works Records
Short title: Defiance Cycle Works records
Dates of creation: 1902-, mainly 1902-1948
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 8 items
Name of creator(s): Defiance Cycle Works
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.
Scope and content: Records of Defiance Cycle Works, 1902-1982, including ledgers, 1902-1948; copies of printed material relating to the cycle works, ; a lease for land in Ammanford, 1904; and unused receipts, .
ACCESS AND USE
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
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr and Mrs H. Bowen, Glanaman, 1982, and by Mrs M. Bowen (daughter of Arthur Williams), 1982.
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