Jennings Solicitors, Llanelli, Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Jennings Solicitors, title deeds relating to the Ocean Dry Dock and the Ocean Dry Dock Co. Ltd., Swansea, 1866-1964.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jennings is a firm of solicitors in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. The office is in Goring Road and Jennings provide conveyancing, commercial work, help with wills and probate, divorce and family law, litigation, criminal law, compensation claims employment, debt and welfare benefit. The premises of Ocean Dry Dock, Swansea were held by a 999 year lease from the Duke of Beaufort and his trustees. The property lay at Swansea Docks with the Swansea and Neath Railway nearby. A dry dock was built there. It was operated by the Ocean Dry Dock Co. Ltd. The company went into voluntary liquidation in 1937, and by 1964 it had been filled in. Afterwards a foundry was operating on part of the site.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.

Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Jennings solicitors, Neath, catalogue; Jennings Solicitors website (www.datrys.com/users/jennings), viewed 29 July 2005.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names