Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Thomas Brothers, Haulage Contractors, Llansteffan, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB46
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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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