Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Williams, Davies and Co., Timber merchants, Llanelli Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB95

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Title: Williams, Davies and Co., Timber merchants, Llanelli Records

Short title: Williams, Davies and Co., timber merchants, Llanelli, records

Dates of creation: 1879-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.12 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Williams, Davies and Co., Timber merchants, Llanelli


Administrative and biographical history: Williams, Davies and Co. were timber merchants in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, in the late 19th and 20th centuries. In 1879, Samuel Williams, Joseph Williams and Daniel Davies, timber and slate merchants, leased land in Pemberton Street, Llanelli, as well as the steam saw mills known as Dolau Works. By 1895, the Dolau Works had become known as the South Walls Saw Mills.


Scope and content: Records of Williams, Davies and Co., 1879-1979, including registration records, 1956-1958; minutes of director's and annual meetings, 1965-1979; deeds relating to lands in the town of Llanelli and legal documents, 1879-1955; financial records, 1872-1978; insurance records, 1913-1969; correspondence, 1907-1969; inventories, 1961-1964; and miscellaneous records, [mid 20th century].


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: registration; director's and Annual General Meetings; legal; financial; insurance; correspondence; inventories; printed; miscellaneous; and title deeds.

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr Christopher Delaney, County Museums Officer, 1990 and Trethowans, Solicitiors, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman 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



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