Seccombes Department Store, Cardiff, Records

Scope and Content

Seccombes Department Store, Cardiff, records comprising of photographic prints and negatives, 1930-1970

Administrative / Biographical History

Seccombes Ltd. Department store was established in c1895 as George A Seccombe and Co, fancy drapers, milliners and costumiers, at 45 Queen Street, Cardiff. It later moved to 22 Queen Street (closed after 1924). By 1920 Seccombes Ltd had also acquired premises at 79, 81 and 83 Queen Street. Brief descriptions and illustrations are given in Images of Cardiff (South Wales Echo 1995) and The City and Port of Cardiff. The Official Handbook (various dates)


Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by a private individual, 2002

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed


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