Thomas Brothers, Haulage Contractors, Llansteffan, Records

Scope and Content

Statements of company accounts, 1943-1967; motor vehicle handbooks and catalogues, 1936-1945; correspondence relating to the licensing of vehicles, 1950-1966; insurance policies and other items relating to Thomas Bros and to Hillcrest, Llansteffan, 1922-1965; office stationery, [c. 1950]; Road Haulage Association membership certificate, 1945; and miscellaneous items, 1945-1969.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Brothers was established in the late 19th century as a haulier; motorised trade vehicles, including buses, were introduced c. 1914. The bus trade was taken over in 1934 but the company continued to operate a road haulage service and general store from The Garage, Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire. David James Thomas was the proprietor from 1941. He also became an agent to the Eagle Star Insurance Company in 1956. He died c. 1983.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: records of Thomas Brothers; miscellaneous items (1st deposit); and 2nd deposit.

Conditions Governing Access

At the request of the depositor these records are not to be produced.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr D. J. Thomas, Hillcrest, Llansteffan, 1983, and by the late Mr D. J. Thomas per Carmarthen Museum, 1983.

Note

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 catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected