Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Thomas and Clement, Morfa Foundry, Llanelli, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB48 and 48ADD

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Title: Thomas and Clement, Morfa Foundry, Llanelli, Records

Short title: Thomas and Clement, Morfa Foundry, Llanelli, records

Dates of creation: 1874-1956

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 44 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas and Clement, Morfa Foundry; Thomas and Clement Ltd; Glanmor Foundry Company Ltd


Administrative and biographical history: Henry Thomas, an ironworker, and John Clement, an accountant, of Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, first entered into partnership as ironfounders in 1874, trading as Thomas and Clement, Morfa Foundry, Llanelli, and producing various machinery. The partnership became Thomas and Clement Ltd in 1907, and was later absorbed into Glanmor Foundry Ltd. active until 1954.


Scope and content: Records of Thomas and Clement, 1874-1956, including the memorandum and articles of association, agreements, and other documents, 1874-1918; minutes, 1907-1930; correspondence, [1924]-1952; account books, 1907-1930; ledgers, 1874-1940; bills and receipts, [1920]-[1950]; wages books, 1883-1950; stock book, 1901-1956; a journal, 1909-1948; photographs, [20th century]; records of Glanmor Foundry Company Ltd, 1912-1954, and of an unnamed company, 1935-1954.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the 1983 deposit (DB/48); the 1993 deposit (DB/48 ADD).

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The 1993 deposit was recovered by the depositor from the semi-demolished site.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Dr T. R. Davies, Llanelli, 1983, and by Peter C. Cardwell, Trimsaran, Dyfed, 1993.


Related units of description: Personal papers of Henry Thomas are in Carmarthenshire Archives Service, DX/26.


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



Foundries | Wales | Llanelli

Glanmor Foundry | Archives

Thomas and Clement Ltd | Archives

Thomas and Clement | Morfa Foundry, Llanelli | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Glanmor Foundry

Thomas and Clement

Thomas and Clement Ltd