Fonds GB 0210 DGETHWIL - D. Gethin Williams Collection of Deeds,

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D. Gethin Williams Collection of Deeds,


  • 1687-1889 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.009 cubic metres (1 box)Some of the papers have been damaged.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

D. Gethin Williams, solicitor, had offices in The Kingsway, Swansea, Glamorgan. In the course of his work, he acquired deeds and other papers relating to his clients' interests in Carmarthenshire and Glamorgan. In 1962, the business was taken by John O. Morgan, solicitors, of Pontardawe, Glamorgan.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Deposited by D. Gethin Williams, Swansea, and by Margaret Phillips, Millbrook, Llanrhidian, per D. Gethin Williams, Swansea, between 1956 and 1959.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Collection of deeds acquire by D. Gethin Williams, relating to properties in Carmarthenshire and Glamorgan, 1687-1889.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records deposited at NLW have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged by deposit and in chronological order.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes


Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies


Related units of description

Further papers derived from D. Gethin Williams' practice are in University of Wales Swansea, John Morgan papers.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from name of collector of fonds.

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Virtua system control number


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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of D. Gethin Williams Collection of Deeds.

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