Bee Hive Garage, Pencader, Records

Scope and Content

Account books and other records relating to car hire, [1918]-1944; papers relating to The Blossom Lodge, The Bee Hive Inn and The Farmers' Arms, 1896-1965; book of horse and greyhound race stakes, 1958-1965; personal papers, 1937-1975; sheet music, [early 20th century]; and photograph of Dai Jones, [1955].

Administrative / Biographical History

David Jenkins was licensee of The Blossom Lodge, Pencader, Carmarthenshire, but moved to The Bee Hive Inn, Pencader, in about 1911 with his son, Dai Jones (fl. 1911-1977), and daughter. Dai Jones ran the Bee Hive Garage and Grey Hound Kennels and was also Master of the Clettwr Hunt. He married Katherine Mansel (d. 1975) and later moved to the Farmers' Arms, Pencader, remaining there until 1977.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Miss M. M. B. Jones, 59 Maescader, Pencader, Carmarthenshire, per Mrs A. Gordon, Carmarthenshire Record Office, 1979.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the list is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

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