File NLW MS 16265B. - Carmarthenshire place-names,

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NLW MS 16265B.


Carmarthenshire place-names,


  • [1905x1930] / (Creation)

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i, 145 ff. ; 230 x 180 mm. Alphabetical notebook, cloth over boards; label of D. Williams, bookseller and stationer, Carmarthen, inside front cover.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mr Henry Harris; Ystrad Rhondda; Donation (with NLW MSS 16264D, 16266B); March 1943

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Scope and content

Notebook, [1905x1930], of M. H. Jones, Penllwyn, Aberystwyth, containing lists of place-names in Carmarthenshire, arranged by letter and accompanied by etymological and philological notes, as well as detailed notes relating to older forms of names.
Notes found loose inside the volume have been placed in an archival envelope (ff. 144-145).

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh
  • Greek
  • Latin

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English, some Welsh, Greek, Latin.

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NLW MS 16264D includes two letters from M. H. Jones.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 16265B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

November 2007 and August 2014.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifan, and revised by Rhys Morgan Jones;

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  • Text: NLW MS 16265B.