Thomas Davies Nicholls collection

Scope and Content

Patents, 1890-1900; Correspondence relating to patents, 1890s; Printed material, c.1890; Plans, n.d.; Business Correspondence, n.d.-1896; Personal Correspondence, n.d.-1900; Notebooks, 1860-1890; Business Accounts, 1889-1890s; Photographs, 1890s; Ancient Order of Foresters, 1880-1889; Family papers, 1887-1950s; Other papers, n.d.-1894; Papers relating to the Jordan family of Glais, 1860-1926

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Davies Nicholls worked for the Morfa Copper works for around 30 years, firstly assisting his father as the Wharf Agent. He later went on to be Assistant Manager of the Morfa Copper Works and later the Manager of New Morfa Smelting Works. He then went on to work for Williams, Foster & Co between 1 November 1888 to 31 March 1889. He was also Assistant Manager of The Cape Copper Company's Works at Briton Ferry.


Arranged into series and then in date order

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained


Accruals are not expected.