Account book of Tom Parry & Co., Porthmadog,
- NLW MS 16364D.
Account book, 1916-1923, of Tom Parry and Co., auctioneers, Porthmadog, apparently relating to their general store, ironmonger and chandlery business.
The volume contains accounts for the sales of various goods, including furniture, paint, oil and paraffin, ropes, brushes, cutlery and tableware and other household goods and hardware; there are no records relating to auction or valuation business. Customers consist of local companies, estates, ships and individuals, and include the Ffestiniog Railway Co. (ff. 79-80, 84 verso-85), J. W. Greaves & Sons Ltd (ff. 88-91), R[ichard] M[ethuen] Greaves (ff. 92-93, 98-99 verso), Lord Harlech (f. 111 recto-verso, 127-132), the Rhosydd Slate Quarry Co. (ff. 311-324, 326-328), the Tremadoc Estate (ff. 359, 361 verso), and David Williams, shipbuilders (ff. 371-372). Sundry accounts are on ff. 332 verso-351. Loose items (4 ff.) have been either tipped in or loosely inserted on the relevant pages.
Tom Parry & Co.