Notes, 1989, by P. G. Miller, on the firm of Samuel Brown and Co., chainmakers.
Samuel Brown and Co., Chainmakers, Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 211 DB/96
- Dates of Creation1989
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
P. G. Miller, of Berwick-Upon-Tweed researched the history of Samuel Brown and Co., chainmakers and its successor, Brown Lenox Co. Samuel Brown and Co., chainmakers, constructed the first suspension bridge at Llandovery, Carmarthenshire. Brown Lenox Co. eventually manufactured chains for the Royal Navy and most of the world's navies and merchant fleets.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited by Mr P. G. Miller, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, 1990.
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers) website Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter September 2000 (http://www.ice.org.uk/navigation/index_know.asp?page=../know/newsletter_phew_sep00.asp), viewed 27 October 2003.
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals are not expected