Davies Bros (Deebee) Ltd, of Newport, Records

Scope and Content

Records of Davies Bros, 1891-1994, including cash books, 1957-1974; property cash books, 1938-1959; rent books, 1922-1926; posting summaries, 1959-1970; various ledgers, 1891-1971; indexes, 1948 and [n. d.]; price lists, 1969-1977; letters from the director and customers, 1977-1994.

Administrative / Biographical History

Davies Bros Ltd (known as Deebee) of Newport, Monmouthshire, were timber, slate and cement importers, builders' merchants and ironmongers.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information



Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Records of Davies Bros (Deebee) Ltd of Newport, catalogue; National Register of Archives (www.hmc.gov.uk/nra/nra2.htm), viewed 3 June 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

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