Nevill, Druce and Co. (Llanelli Copperworks) Photographs

Scope and Content

Photographs, [late 19th century]-[1960], of members of the Nevill family, G. C. Devas and D. Abel Smith, and including a photograph of a painting, possibly of Charles Nevill (d. 1813), [late 19th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Llanelli Copperworks were founded in 1804 by Charles Nevill (died 1813) and developed by his son Richard Janion Nevill. The family's chief business interests came to be known as Nevill, Druce and Company, their partners including members of the Druce and Devas families.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr Terry Lewis, Delta Enfield Cables Ltd, Copperworks Road, Llanelli, 1984.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; NLW, Nevill Industrial Records.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The photographs were found in the Llanelli Copperworks building by the depositor.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records are in Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Nevill Collection; and National Library of Wales, Nevill Industrial Records.

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