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.
Thomas Brothers, Haulage Contractors, Llansteffan, Records
Scope and Content
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.
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.
Deposited by Mr D. J. Thomas, Hillcrest, Llansteffan, 1983, and by the late Mr D. J. Thomas per Carmarthen Museum, 1983.
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
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected