Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Edwin Jones of Tumble, Tailor, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB73
Title: Edwin Jones of Tumble, Tailor, Records
Short title: Jones, Edwin, of Tumble, tailor, records
Dates of creation: 1879-1938
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 16 items
Name of creator(s): Edwin Jones (1874-1950); Lloyd Jones (died 1985).
Administrative and biographical history: Edwin Jones (1874-1950) was a tailor, born in Llandyfaelog, Carmarthenshire. He set up a business in Tumble, Carmarthenshire, in the mid 1890s. He was an honorary secretary of the Tumble Agricultural Society. His son, Lloyd (died 1985), took over the business until his retirement in the mid 1960s. Edwin Jones' grandfather, J. Jones, had been a shoemaker in Llandyfaelog.
Scope and content: Ledger, 1895-1915; day book, 1904-1929; tailor's measure books, 1903-1934; clothing club contribution books, 1907-1935; Tumble Agricultural Society minute book, 1904-1905; ledger of J. Jones, 1879-1900; and printed matter, 1904-1938.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
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 have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr John J. Davies, (grandson of Edwin Jones), Hendy, Pontarddulais, via the Carmarthen Museum, 1986.
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