Carmarthenshire Archive Service

The Lawrence Family of Carmarthen by R. E. Huws

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB71

Held at:

Title: The Lawrence Family of Carmarthen by R. E. Huws

Short title: Lawrence family of Carmarthen, printers, by R. E. Huws

Dates of creation: [1986]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Richard E. Huws (1948-)

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Richard E. Huws (1948-) undertook research into the Lawrence family of book-binders and printers in Carmarthen. Thomas John Lawrence (died 1824), a book-binder, came to Carmarthen in the 1780s. His grandson, William (1833-1889) became a printer. His son, William Loveden Lawrence, ran the business until his death in 1940.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Copy of Huws, Richard E., 'The Lawrence family of Carmarthen and their contribution to the book trade, 1796-1940', Journal of the Welsh Bibliographical Society, [1986].

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 Mr R. E. Huws, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1986.

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; Lodwick, Joyce, and Victor Lodwick, The Story of Carmarthen, 3rd edition (Carmarthen, 1994).

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

Bookbinders | Wales | Carmarthen | History | Research

Personal names

Huws, Richard E. (Richard Eynon), 1948-

Lawrence family, of Carmarthen

Corporate names

Places

Carmarthen