Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Lewis Foundry Co, Ammanford, records

Reference code(s): GB 0211DB/133

Held at:

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.

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Coal mines and mining | Wales | Pontyberem

Foundries | Wales | Ammanford

Lewis Foundry Company | Records and correspondence

Pontyberem Colliery Company | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Lewis Foundry Company

Pontyberem Colliery Company

Places

Ammanford

Carmarthenshire

Pontyberem