Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Samuel Brown and Co., Chainmakers, Collection
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB/96
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
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.
Scope and content: Notes, 1989, by P. G. Miller, on the firm of Samuel Brown and Co., chainmakers.
ACCESS AND USE
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 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.
Related units of description: The archive of Brown Lenox Co. is Glamorgan Record Office, Brown Lenox Company, D/DBL.
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