Carmarthenshire Archive Service

H. M. Munitions Factory, Pembrey, Archive

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB65

Held at:

Title: H. M. Munitions Factory, Pembrey, Archive

Short title: Pembrey, H. M. Munitions Factory, archive

Dates of creation: 1926

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 item

Name of creator(s): No information found

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: A munitions factory was first set up in Pembrey c. 1881, producing gunpowder and dynamite. It became a Royal Ordnance Factory in 1914, owned by the Government and run by the Nobel Explosives Co., producing TNT. It closed in the 1920s, and put up for sale in 1926, but was re-opened during the Second World War.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Sale catalogue with plans, 1926.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the summary is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs E. M. Hughes, Bynea, Llanelli, 1985.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

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; Kidwelly History website (http://www.kidwellyhistory.co.uk/index.htm), viewed 21 October 2003.

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

Weapons industry | Wales | Pembrey

Personal names

Corporate names

Royal Ordnance Factory (Pembrey, Wales)

Places

Pembrey