Local History Collectable Items

Crumlin Viaduct – Commemorative Plate, Briggs & Co Booters, Brynmawr

Messrs Briggs & Co Boot and Shoe Manufacturers. Messrs Briggs & Co were Mr William Edwin Briggs and his son Mr Arthur Edwin Briggs, a family of boot and shoe manufacturers from Leicester. They had stores in all major towns throughout Britain with many in South Wales including Brynmawr, Abertillery, Risca, Blackwood, Abercarn, Ebbw Vale and Newbridge. The Commemorative Plate. ... Read More »

Messrs Cruttwell, Allies & Co – Cwm Celyn and Blaina Works 1853

Cruttwell and Allies & Co – Cwm Celyn and Blaina Iron Works. A letter envelope dated February 1853, to Messrs Cruttwell, Allies & Co, Cwm Celyn and Blaina Works, near Newport, Monmouthshire. Folded size – 5″ x 3″ inches. In the 1850’s Mr Frederick Levick was in partnership with Mr George Shaw Munn; Mr Robert Cruttwell; Mr Robert Allies; Mr ... Read More »

William Williams & Co Company Token – Nantyglo Iron Works 1811

William Williams & Co – Nantyglo Iron Works 1811. Mr William Williams was partner with Mr Matthew Wayne and Mr Joseph Bailey Esq at Nantyglo Iron Works in the early 1800’s. Their partnership was known as William Williams & Co and was a company shop business when the Nantyglo Ironworks were in its infancy. The partnership of Bailey and Wayne ... Read More »

Havard and Morgan – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturers Nantyglo – Stoneware Bottle

Havard and Morgan – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturers Nantyglo. As with most mineral water manufacturers they had quite a few different design mineral water bottles, Messrs Havard and Morgan had various stoneware bottles and a few glass bottles with the internal screw tops. This bottle is a cork top. Size 7″ x 3″ inches. Messrs Havard and Morgan were in ... Read More »

Havard and Morgan – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturers Nantyglo – Stoneware Bottle

Havard and Morgan – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturers Nantyglo. As with most mineral water manufacturers they had quite a few different design mineral water bottles, Messrs Havard and Morgan had various stoneware bottles and a few glass Bottles with the internal screw tops. Size 7″ x 3″ inches. Messrs Havard and Morgan were in business from 1895 to 1903. Link ... Read More »

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