Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd. Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB124

Held at:

Title: Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd. Records

Short title: Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd records

Dates of creation: 1936

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (1 item)

Name of creator(s): Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd.

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The tinplate industry in Carmarthenshire originated in the second half of the 19th century. The Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd developed from the Dafen tinplate works in Llanelli, owned by Phillips, Nunes and Co., opened in 1846. The Gorse Galvanizing Works were opened in 1914, close to the tinplate works. The company continued production until 1959.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Pay slip issued to Cyril Davies, including rules applicable to employees of the company, 1936.

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 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

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Evans, L. W., The Tin Plate, Steel and Coal Industries (Cardiff, 1939), Lloyd, Sir John E., ed., A History of Carmarthenshire (Cardiff, 1939); Edwards, John, ed., Tinopolis: Aspects of Llanelli's Tinplate Trade (Llanelli, 1995).

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

Tinplate industry | Wales | Carmarthenshire | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Company

Places

Carmarthenshire

Dafen

Llanelli