The Lawrence Family of Carmarthen by R. E. Huws

Scope and Content

Copy of Huws, Richard E., 'The Lawrence family of Carmarthen and their contribution to the book trade, 1796-1940', Journal of the Welsh Bibliographical Society, [1986].

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard E. Huws (1948-) undertook research into the Lawrence family of book-binders and printers in Carmarthen. Thomas John Lawrence (died 1824), a book-binder, came to Carmarthen in the 1780s. His grandson, William (1833-1889) became a printer. His son, William Loveden Lawrence, ran the business until his death in 1940.

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr R. E. Huws, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1986.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Lodwick, Joyce, and Victor Lodwick, The Story of Carmarthen, 3rd edition (Carmarthen, 1994).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the summary is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

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Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


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