Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd. Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB124
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.
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.
Scope and content: Pay slip issued to Cyril Davies, including rules applicable to employees of the company, 1936.
ACCESS AND USE
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
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded
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