Edwin Jones of Tumble, Tailor, Records

Scope and Content

Ledger, 1895-1915; day book, 1904-1929; tailor's measure books, 1903-1934; clothing club contribution books, 1907-1935; Tumble Agricultural Society minute book, 1904-1905; ledger of J. Jones, 1879-1900; and printed matter, 1904-1938.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edwin Jones (1874-1950) was a tailor, born in Llandyfaelog, Carmarthenshire. He set up a business in Tumble, Carmarthenshire, in the mid 1890s. He was an honorary secretary of the Tumble Agricultural Society. His son, Lloyd (died 1985), took over the business until his retirement in the mid 1960s. Edwin Jones' grandfather, J. Jones, had been a shoemaker in Llandyfaelog.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr John J. Davies, (grandson of Edwin Jones), Hendy, Pontarddulais, via the Carmarthen Museum, 1986.


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


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