Powys County Archives Office
Newtown Foundry Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 MBI/1
Title: Newtown Foundry Records
Short title: Newtown Foundry, records
Dates of creation: 1906-1979
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (129 items)
Name of creator(s): Newtown Foundry
Administrative and biographical history: Newtown Foundry, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, was active until the late 1970s.
Scope and content: Records of Newtown Foundry, 1906-1979, comprising financial records, 1906-1979, including ledgers, 1920-1976, cash books, 1933-1974, order books, 1906-1975, and cash sales books, 1973-1979; letter books, [1920s]-1974; miscellaneous correspondence, [c. 1920]-[c. 1970]; printed matter, 1952.
ACCESS AND USE
Physical characteristics and technical requirements: Many items are fragile and may not be produced for public examination. Most have been affected by damp and mould.
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: ledgers; cash books; order books; cash sales books; job books; other financial records; letter books; miscellaneous correspondence; printed matter.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales, .
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The catalogue has the reference code MBI/1, however other sources give the code as M/B and M/D/B (National Register of Archives).
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Newtown Foundry, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: June 2005