Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, Archive

Scope and Content

Letters from I. Back, containing reminiscences of the Priory Foundry [1980s]; copies of photographs of Mr and Mrs T. Jones and his brother; and photograph of archaeological excavation at 110 Priory Street, Carmarthen, and of the front door of No 110, 1983.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Priory Foundry, 110 Priory Street, Carmarthen, was run from c. 1860 to the late 19th century, by Mr T. Jones and his brother, and later by his sons. His great-granddaughter, Mrs I. Back, of Mancot, Deeside, Clwyd, possessed copies of photographs of T. Jones and others, and wrote reminiscences in the 1980s. In 1983, Dyfed Archaeological Trust conducted an excavation of Roman remains behind 110 Priory Street.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by T. Jones' Great-Granddaughter, Mrs I. Back, Mancot, Deeside, Clwyd, 1985.


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 summary is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

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