Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Samuel Brown and Co., Chainmakers, Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB/96

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Title: Samuel Brown and Co., Chainmakers, Collection

Short title: Brown, (Samuel), and Co., chainmakers, notes by P. G. Miller

Dates of creation: 1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 2 items

Name of creator(s): P. G. Miller

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: P. G. Miller, of Berwick-Upon-Tweed researched the history of Samuel Brown and Co., chainmakers and its successor, Brown Lenox Co. Samuel Brown and Co., chainmakers, constructed the first suspension bridge at Llandovery, Carmarthenshire. Brown Lenox Co. eventually manufactured chains for the Royal Navy and most of the world's navies and merchant fleets.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Notes, 1989, by P. G. Miller, on the firm of Samuel Brown and Co., chainmakers.

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 catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 P. G. Miller, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, 1990.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: The archive of Brown Lenox Co. is Glamorgan Record Office, Brown Lenox Company, D/DBL.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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; ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers) website Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter September 2000 (http://www.ice.org.uk/navigation/index_know.asp?page=../know/newsletter_phew_sep00.asp), viewed 27 October 2003.

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

Brown, Lenox & Co Ltd | Archives

Metalworking industries | Wales | Pontypridd | History | Research

Personal names

Corporate names

Brown, Lenox & Co Ltd

Places

Carmarthenshire

Llandovery

Pontypridd