Business Records, Pembrokeshire

Scope and Content

Pembrokeshire business records, 1736-1989, including records of Joseph Lewis, Builder, Contractor & General Undertaker, Cartlett, Haverfordwest, 1865-1969; Messrs Bland, Haverfordwest, coach builders, [c.1900]; Phillips the Chemist, Haverfordwest, 1851-1926; Brig 'Sally' owned by Lewis Thomas, 1796-1824; John Jones, Ironmonger, Haverfordwest, 1736-1755; James Rees, Grocer, Haverfordwest, 1875-1882; Milford Docks Company, 1907-1984; Porthgain Quarries, 1890-1961; Charles Hole, Grocer, Milford Haven, 1894-1925; James Vaughan, Milford Haven, coal and general merchants, 1893-1909; Mrs F. W. Stephens, Milford Haven, ladies tailor, 1885-1949; P. H. Clerk, Tiers Cross Limited, agricultural merchants, 1954-1955; Thomas Tamlyn, Haverfordwest, surveyor and auctioneer, 1854-1884; Compton House Hotel, Fishguard, 1886-1971; Crabb, Haverfordwest, saddlery, [c. 1901]-1905; West Wales Guardian, Haverfordwest, 1869-1977; Western Telegraph, Haverfordwest, 1854-1974; R. S. Wade, Haverfordwest, auctioneer and estate agent, 1859-1971; S. D. Pugh, Haverfordwest, hairdressers, 1914-1962; Haverfordwest Poor law Union, Board of Guardians records, 1839-1854; Ocky White Limited, Haverfordwest and Milford Haven, drapers, 1912-1951; Davies, Moylegrove, blacksmith, 1847-1949; J. Thomas, Haverfordwest, saddler, 1874-1919; G. W. Reed, saddler, 1880-1882; Salmon and Son, Narberth, general ironmonger, 1910-1971; Wales Gas and Tenby Gas Company, 1877-1923; W. T. Smith and Sons, Pembroke Dock, grocers, wine and spirit merchants, 1906-1908; Treweeks, Pembroke, chemist (later Menders), 1900-1975; William Bennett, Dinas, drapers and general dealers, 1846-1915; Dinas School records, 1867-1908; Milford Haven Ice Company Limited, 1919-1989; The Milford Haven Fish Trades Protection Association Limited, [late 1920s]-1974; Cardigan Mercantile Company Limited, 1790-1973; Greens Ironmongers, 1868-1915; H. Williams and Sons, Royal Boot Stores, Fishguard, 1904-1944; The Pembrokeshire Herald and General Advertiser, 1844-1924; William Edwards, Narberth, tailor and woollen draper, 1883-1931; records of a general trader, 1856; W. G. and J. A, Harries, Haverfordwest, chemist, c.1870-1977; Hancocks, Pembroke Dock, shipbuilders, 1953-1978; A. Phillips and Sons Limited, Haverfordwest, blacksmiths and garage, 1896-1933; Pembroke Woollen Factory, 1948-1965; Wales Gas Board, Pembroke Group, 1966-1971; Empire Cinema, Milford Haven, [c. 1933]-1983; Merlin Motor Company Limited, 1948-1967; Milford Haven Dock and Railway Company, 1860-1981; James Williams, Narberth, wines and spirits merchant, 1871-1891; W. K. Smith, Pembroke Dock, spirit dealers, 1874-1900; unknown grocer, 1885-1888; W. H. Thompson, Haverfordwest, newsagent, 1893-1945; West Williamston, limestone quarries, 1858-1914; David Williams, Llandeloy, post office and shop, 1916-1920; Blaencilgoed Limestone Quarries, Ludchurch, [c. 1896]-1907; James John and Sons, Ironmongers, Narberth, 1856-1950; G. Badham and Sons, Narberth, bicycle, radio and electrical dealers, 1944-1960; Milford Haven Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited, Pembroke Dock, 1873-1887; W. Benyon Williams, Newport, plumbing, heating and sanitary engineer, 1946-1967; Cecil H. Foster, Milford Haven, furnisher, 1937-1967; Pembrokeshire Laundry, Haverfordwest, 1958-1961; Milford Haven Dry Dock Company Limited, 1923-1928; Milford Haven Fishmeal Company Limited, 1941-1967; Milford Haven Trawler Owners Association Limited, 1938-1977; Lord Nelson Garage (W. Thomas and Sons), Milford Haven, 1901-1975; Great Grimsby Coal, Salt and Tanning Company Limited, Milford Haven, 1934-1939; R and J. H. Rea Limited, Milford Haven, towage, 1960-1972; John Francis, ironmonger and furnisher, Milford Haven, 1963; Pembroke and Tenby Railway Company, 1905-1939; W. Waters and Son, Kilgetty, builders and merchants, 1934-1947; and Allied Breweries, 1897-1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

Pembrokeshire Record Office has collected the records of numerous businesses in Pembrokeshire. These include Porthgain Quarries, Thomas Tamlyn of Haverfordwest, surveyor and auctioneer, Western Telegraph and West Wales Guardian newspapers, Milford Haven Ice Company Limited, and Milford Haven Dock and Railway Company, and smaller firms: Joseph Lewis, Builder, Cartlett, Haverfordwest; Messrs Bland, Haverfordwest; Phillips the Chemist; the Brig 'Sally'; John Jones, Ironmonger; James Rees, Grocer; Charles Hole, Grocer; James Vaughan, Milford Haven; Mrs F. W. Stephens, Milford Haven, ladies tailor; P. H. Clerk, Tiers Cross Limited, agricultural merchants; Thomas Tamlyn, Haverfordwest, surveyor and auctioneer; Compton House Hotel, Fishguard; Crabb, Haverfordwest, saddler; R. S. Wade, auctioneer and estate agent; S. D. Pugh, Haverfordwest, hairdressers; Haverfordwest Board of Guardians; Ocky White Limited; Davies, Moylegrove, blacksmith; J. Thomas, Haverfordwest, saddler; G. W. Reed, saddler; Salmon and Son, Narberth, general ironmonger; Wales Gas and Tenby Gas Company; W. T. Smith and Sons, Pembroke Dock, grocers, wine and spirit merchants; Treweeks, Pembroke, chemist; William Bennett, Dinas, drapers and general dealers; Dinas School; Milford Haven Fish Trades Protection Association Limited; Cardigan Mercantile Company Limited; Greens Ironmongers; H. Williams and Sons, Royal Boot Stores, Fishguard; The Pembrokeshire Herald and General Advertiser; William Edwards, Narberth, tailor and woollen draper; W. G. and J. A, Harries, Haverfordwest, chemist; Hancocks, Pembroke Dock, shipbuilders; A. Phillips and Sons Limited, Haverfordwest, blacksmiths and garage; Pembroke Woollen Factory; Wales Gas Board, Pembroke Group; Empire Cinema, Milford Haven; Merlin Motor Company Limited; James Williams, Narberth, wines and spirits merchant; W. K. Smith, Pembroke Dock, spirit dealers; W. H. Thompson, Haverfordwest, newsagent; West Williamston limestone quarries; David Williams, Llandeloy, post office and shop; Blaencilgoed Limestone Quarries, Ludchurch; James John and Sons, Ironmongers, Narberth; G. Badham and Sons, Narberth, bicycle, radio and electrical dealers; Milford Haven Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited, Pembroke Dock; W. Benyon Williams, Newport, plumbing, heating and sanitary engineer; Cecil H. Foster, Milford Haven, furnisher; Pembrokeshire Laundry, Haverfordwest; Milford Haven Dry Dock Company Limited; Milford Haven Fishmeal Company Limited; Milford Haven Trawler Owners Association Limited; Lord Nelson Garage (W. Thomas and Sons), Milford Haven; Great Grimsby Coal, Salt and Tanning Company Limited, Milford Haven; R. and J. H. Rea Limited, Milford Haven, towage; John Francis, ironmonger and furnisher, Milford Haven; Pembroke and Tenby Railway Company; W. Waters and Son, Kilgetty, builders and merchants; and Allied Breweries.

Arrangement

Arranged by company and deposit.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted access. Ocky White papers restricted until 2013.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by various bodies, 1956-2003.

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Business Records, catalogues.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available in Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are expected

Geographical Names