Stone & Rolfe Ltd.

Scope and Content

Correspondence arranged by ships, 1938-1962; Correspondence with companies in the shipping industry, 1932-1967; correspondence arranged by country, 1947-1955; Company charter party certificates, 1949-1958; Stone & Rolfe office and miscellanous correspondence, 1930-1968; Petty cash books, 1930-1962; Cash books, 1920-1960; Disbursement books, 1952-1967; Time sheet books, 1934-1958; Invoice books, 1916-1960; ship store books, 1947-1961; Ledgers, 1916-1955; Office, shipping and voyage account books, 1942-1958; Ship log books, 1943-1970; Miscellanea, n.d-1979.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stone and Rolfe Ltd were steamship owners and brokers, based in Burrows Chambers, Swansea. The firm was established as a partnership in Llanelli in 1910, but had previously been connected with shipping for upwards of fifty years, through one of its members. It was eventually incorporated as a Limited Company in 1920, with head office at Llanelli. Owing to expansion of trade, a branch office was opened at Swansea in 1915. The company owned at least seven steamers varying in size from 630-2,300 tons in capacity. The Llanelli office was closed in 1957, and the Swansea office continued trading until the late 1970s.

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