Brynmawr Furniture Makers Ltd. records 1939-1940

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Brynmawr Furniture Makers Ltd., 1929-1940, Records
1.0 not recorded
General Physical Description note
(12 items)

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Biographical/Historical note

Brynmawr Furniture Makers Ltd. was established by Peter Scott, a Quaker, in c.1929, to alleviate unemployment in Brynmawr, Brecknockshire.

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Scope and Contents note

Records relating to Brynmawr Furniture Makers Ltd., 1939-1940.

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Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Gwent Archives

Conditions Governing Access note

Usual conditions apply

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Accruals note

Accruals are not expected

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source not recorded

Appraisal note

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)


  • House furnishings industry and trade--Wales--Bryn-Mawr (Blaenau Gwent);

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Other Finding Aids note

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

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Collection Inventory

 D3361/1 Typescript for commentary on the history of the Brynmawr Experiment - a Quaker work scheme to alleviate unemployment in the 1930s. c.1930 

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 D3361/2/1-3 Brynmawr furniture makers information/publicity leaflets: the story of Brynmawr furniture; romance in industry; Brynmawr Spring. (inset with photographs of furniture and workshops) 1939 

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 D3361/3/1-7 Photographs of Brynmawr furniture with price of each item shown on reverse: Brecon bureau bookcase; Gower dwarf bookcase; Talybont cupboard-chest; Harlech chair and armchair; Gilwern corner cupboard; Monmouth armchair; Merthyr single wardrobe. [Early 20th century] 

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 D3361/4 Leaflet for the exhibition of Brynmawr furniture. 17 Feb 1940 

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