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Nevill, Druce and Co. (Llanelli Copperworks) Photographs

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB52

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Title: Nevill, Druce and Co. (Llanelli Copperworks) Photographs

Short title: Nevill family of Llanelli, photographs

Dates of creation: [late 19th century]-[1960]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 7 items

Name of creator(s): Nevill, Druce and Company, Llanelli.


Administrative and biographical history: Llanelli Copperworks were founded in 1804 by Charles Nevill (died 1813) and developed by his son Richard Janion Nevill. The family's chief business interests came to be known as Nevill, Druce and Company, their partners including members of the Druce and Devas families.


Scope and content: Photographs, [late 19th century]-[1960], of members of the Nevill family, G. C. Devas and D. Abel Smith, and including a photograph of a painting, possibly of Charles Nevill (d. 1813), [late 19th century].


Language/script: Not applicable

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the list 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 photographs were found in the Llanelli Copperworks building by the depositor.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr Terry Lewis, Delta Enfield Cables Ltd, Copperworks Road, Llanelli, 1984.


Related units of description: Further records are in Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Nevill Collection; and National Library of Wales, Nevill Industrial Records.


Note: Title supplied from location of fonds when found.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; NLW, Nevill Industrial Records.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: October 2003



Nevill family, | of Llanelli | Photographs

Personal names

Nevill family, of Llanelli

Corporate names

Nevill, Druce & Co.