Pay slip issued to Cyril Davies, including rules applicable to employees of the company, 1936.
Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd. Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The tinplate industry in Carmarthenshire originated in the second half of the 19th century. The Dafen Tinplate and Galvanizing Co. Ltd developed from the Dafen tinplate works in Llanelli, owned by Phillips, Nunes and Co., opened in 1846. The Gorse Galvanizing Works were opened in 1914, close to the tinplate works. The company continued production until 1959.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Evans, L. W., The Tin Plate, Steel and Coal Industries (Cardiff, 1939), Lloyd, Sir John E., ed., A History of Carmarthenshire (Cardiff, 1939); Edwards, John, ed., Tinopolis: Aspects of Llanelli's Tinplate Trade (Llanelli, 1995).
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
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Usual copyright regulations apply
All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
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