Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Lewis Foundry Co, Ammanford, records
Reference code(s): GB 0211DB/133
Title: Lewis Foundry Co, Ammanford, records
Short title: Lewis Foundry Co Ammanford, records
Dates of creation: 1902-1906
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 18 items
Name of creator(s): Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd.
Administrative and biographical history: Peace and Ellis were a firm of solicitors in Wigan, Lancashire. They accumulated papers of Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd, based in Quay Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, during the early 20th century, and the Pontyberem Colliery Co. Ltd, founded in 1845, in the Gwendraeth Valley, Carmarthenshire, where it worked both the Clynhebog and Pentremawr mines.
Scope and content: Records of Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd, 1902-1906, including accounts, 1902-1905; director's reports, 1904-1905; auditor's reports, 1905; and manager's reports, 1905-1906.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd; and Pontyberem Colliery Co. Ltd.
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 deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: The link between the depositors and the papers is not known. Peace and Ellis were a firm of solicitors in Wigan, Lancashire.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Messrs Peace and Ellis, Wigan, per R. Sharpe Francis, County Archivist of Lancashire, 1961.
Note: Title supplied from name of depositors.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Solicitors Records; Wigan World website (http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/stuff/), viewed 23 April 2004.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003