West Glamorgan Archive Service

Jennings Solicitors, Llanelli, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Jen

Held at:

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Deeds | Wales | West Glamorgan

Jennings (Firm) | Archives

Ocean Dry Dock Company | Records and correspondence

Solicitors | Wales | Llanelli

Personal names

Corporate names

Jennings Solicitors

Ocean Dry Dock Company

Places

Llanelli