Thomas Francis, Grocer and Provision Merchant of Treharris, Records

Scope and Content


Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Francis was born in the district of Merthyr Tydfil c1869. The 1901 census lists him as a coal miner, hewer living in Edwardsville, Treharris with his wife and daughter. By the 1911 census they have moved to 15 Treharne Road, Edwardsville, they have a second child and are employing two servants. His occupation is given as 'fishmonger and grocer'.


Order at time of deposit retained.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited at the archive via the Glamorgan Family History Society.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Hannah Price for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to 1901 and 1911 censuses, and Kelly's Directories 1906, 1911 and 1914.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The notebook was found amongst the personal possessions of Thomas Francis' daughters by one of their executors.


Accruals are not expected.