Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, Archive
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB69
Title: Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, Archive
Short title: Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, archive
Dates of creation: 1983
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 6 items
Name of creator(s): Mrs I. Back, Mancot.
Administrative and biographical history: The Priory Foundry, 110 Priory Street, Carmarthen, was run from c. 1860 to the late 19th century, by Mr T. Jones and his brother, and later by his sons. His great-granddaughter, Mrs I. Back, of Mancot, Deeside, Clwyd, possessed copies of photographs of T. Jones and others, and wrote reminiscences in the 1980s. In 1983, Dyfed Archaeological Trust conducted an excavation of Roman remains behind 110 Priory Street.
Scope and content: Letters from I. Back, containing reminiscences of the Priory Foundry [1980s]; copies of photographs of Mr and Mrs T. Jones and his brother; and photograph of archaeological excavation at 110 Priory Street, Carmarthen, and of the front door of No 110, 1983.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by T. Jones' Great-Granddaughter, Mrs I. Back, Mancot, Deeside, Clwyd, 1985.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003