Lewis Foundry Co, Ammanford, records

Scope and Content

Records of Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd, 1902-1906, including accounts, 1902-1905; director's reports, 1904-1905; auditor's reports, 1905; and manager's reports, 1905-1906.

Administrative / Biographical History

Peace and Ellis were a firm of solicitors in Wigan, Lancashire. They accumulated papers of Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd, based in Quay Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, during the early 20th century, and the Pontyberem Colliery Co. Ltd, founded in 1845, in the Gwendraeth Valley, Carmarthenshire, where it worked both the Clynhebog and Pentremawr mines.


Arranged into the following: Lewis Foundry Co. Ltd; and Pontyberem Colliery Co. Ltd.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Messrs Peace and Ellis, Wigan, per R. Sharpe Francis, County Archivist of Lancashire, 1961.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Solicitors Records; Wigan World website (http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/stuff/), viewed 23 April 2004.

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 deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Custodial History

The link between the depositors and the papers is not known. Peace and Ellis were a firm of solicitors in Wigan, Lancashire.


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