Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Thomas Brothers, Haulage Contractors, Llansteffan, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB46

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Title: Thomas Brothers, Haulage Contractors, Llansteffan, Records

Short title: Thomas Brothers, haulage contractors, Llansteffan, records

Dates of creation: 1936-1969

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 17 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas Brothers, Llansteffan


Administrative and biographical history: Thomas Brothers was established in the late 19th century as a haulier; motorised trade vehicles, including buses, were introduced c. 1914. The bus trade was taken over in 1934 but the company continued to operate a road haulage service and general store from The Garage, Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire. David James Thomas was the proprietor from 1941. He also became an agent to the Eagle Star Insurance Company in 1956. He died c. 1983.


Scope and content: Statements of company accounts, 1943-1967; motor vehicle handbooks and catalogues, 1936-1945; correspondence relating to the licensing of vehicles, 1950-1966; insurance policies and other items relating to Thomas Bros and to Hillcrest, Llansteffan, 1922-1965; office stationery, [c. 1950]; Road Haulage Association membership certificate, 1945; and miscellaneous items, 1945-1969.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: records of Thomas Brothers; miscellaneous items (1st deposit); and 2nd deposit.

Conditions governing access: At the request of the depositor these records are not to be produced.

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

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr D. J. Thomas, Hillcrest, Llansteffan, 1983, and by the late Mr D. J. Thomas per Carmarthen Museum, 1983.



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



Thomas Brothers | Hauliers | Records and correspondence

Transport | Wales | Llansteffan

Personal names

Thomas, D. J. (David James)

Corporate names

Thomas Brothers | Hauliers