Thomas and Clement, Morfa Foundry, Llanelli, Records

Scope and Content

Records of Thomas and Clement, 1874-1956, including the memorandum and articles of association, agreements, and other documents, 1874-1918; minutes, 1907-1930; correspondence, [1924]-1952; account books, 1907-1930; ledgers, 1874-1940; bills and receipts, [1920]-[1950]; wages books, 1883-1950; stock book, 1901-1956; a journal, 1909-1948; photographs, [20th century]; records of Glanmor Foundry Company Ltd, 1912-1954, and of an unnamed company, 1935-1954.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Thomas, an ironworker, and John Clement, an accountant, of Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, first entered into partnership as ironfounders in 1874, trading as Thomas and Clement, Morfa Foundry, Llanelli, and producing various machinery. The partnership became Thomas and Clement Ltd in 1907, and was later absorbed into Glanmor Foundry Ltd. active until 1954.


Arranged into the 1983 deposit (DB/48); the 1993 deposit (DB/48 ADD).

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Dr T. R. Davies, Llanelli, 1983, and by Peter C. Cardwell, Trimsaran, Dyfed, 1993.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The 1993 deposit was recovered by the depositor from the semi-demolished site.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Personal papers of Henry Thomas are in Carmarthenshire Archives Service, DX/26.

Geographical Names