Minute books, 1889-1899; register of shareholders, 1902-1913; printed annual reports and statements of account, 1890-1914; wages book, 1897-1937; bank pass-books, 1898-1928; correspondence, -1905; photographs and illustrations, -; and letter to the depositor, 1975. There are no copies of the newspaper in this archive.
The Welshman Co. Ltd Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 211 DB17
- Dates of Creation1889-1975 (mainly 1889-1937)
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description9 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Welshman Newspaper and Steam-Printing Co. Ltd, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, published The Welshman newspaper, launched c. 1830 as The Welshman and General Advertiser for the Principality of Wales. In 1942, the paper changed its name to The Welshman. It was bought by the proprietors of the Carmarthen Journal in the late 1940s and ceased being published in 1984.
Arranged into the following: 1979 deposit; 1982 deposit.
Deposited by Mr D. E. T. Lewis, Llanllawddog, 1979, 1982.
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Jones, Aled, 'The Newspaper Press in Wales 1804-1945', in Jones, Philip Henry, and Eiluned Rees, A Nation and its Books: A history of the book in Wales (Aberystwyth, 1998).
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected