Records of Defiance Cycle Works, 1902-1982, including ledgers, 1902-1948; copies of printed material relating to the cycle works, ; a lease for land in Ammanford, 1904; and unused receipts, .
Defiance Cycle Works Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 211 DB39
- Dates of Creation1902-, mainly 1902-1948
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description8 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Arthur Williams ran the Defiance Cycle Works, Glanaman, Carmarthenshire, and Defiance Stores, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, in the early 20th century. The company exported bicycles to South Africa during this period as well as supplying the local market.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited by Mr and Mrs H. Bowen, Glanaman, 1982, and by Mrs M. Bowen (daughter of Arthur Williams), 1982.
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