H. Weaks Collection

Scope and Content

Family papers of the Thomas and Weaks families of Carmarthen, 1781-1957, including photographs, 1908-1920; newspaper cuttings [early 20th century]; Carmarthen Burial Board receipts, 1914-1925; personal letters, 1915-1947; receipts, 1920-1932; and printed books, 1781-1944.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Weaks and Thomas families lived in Carmarthen from the early 20th century; Mrs H. Weaks (alive 1961), was the daughter of John and Anne Thomas. Her grandmother was Elizabeth Thomas (1822-1919). The families accumulated some earlier printed books and other records.


Arranged into the following: Photographs; Newspaper Cuttings; Printed Books

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs H. Weaks, Carmarthen, 1961.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Small Collections, L-Z.

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.


Accruals are not expected