West Glamorgan Archive Service
Jennings Solicitors, Llanelli, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Jen
Title: Jennings Solicitors, Llanelli, Records
Short title: Jennings solicitors, Llanelli, records
Dates of creation: 1866-1964
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 1 linear metre
Name of creator(s): Jennings Solicitors, Llanelli
Administrative and biographical history: Jennings is a firm of solicitors in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. The office is in Goring Road and Jennings provide conveyancing, commercial work, help with wills and probate, divorce and family law, litigation, criminal law, compensation claims employment, debt and welfare benefit. The premises of Ocean Dry Dock, Swansea were held by a 999 year lease from the Duke of Beaufort and his trustees. The property lay at Swansea Docks with the Swansea and Neath Railway nearby. A dry dock was built there. It was operated by the Ocean Dry Dock Co. Ltd. The company went into voluntary liquidation in 1937, and by 1964 it had been filled in. Afterwards a foundry was operating on part of the site.
Scope and content: Records of Jennings Solicitors, title deeds relating to the Ocean Dry Dock and the Ocean Dry Dock Co. Ltd., Swansea, 1866-1964.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Jennings solicitors, Neath, catalogue; Jennings Solicitors website (www.datrys.com/users/jennings), viewed 29 July 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: July 2005