Sub-fonds E. - Davies Family of Llandinam: Family and Personal Papers,

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E.

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Davies Family of Llandinam: Family and Personal Papers,

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  • 1788-ca. 2015 (Creation)

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11 large and 4 small boxes.

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Documents, 1859-1910, mainly relating to David Davies, Llandinam (1818-90), commonly known as 'Top Sawyer', his son Edward Davies, Llandinam (1852-98); Margaret (1884-1963) and Gwendoline Davies (1882-1951); and source materials, 1863-1935, collected for the preparation of a biography of David Davies (1818-90), a draft biography prepared, c. 1900-10, by Goronwy Jones; and correspondence and papers relating to the preparation and publication of the biography by Ivor Thomas in 1937; files of papers, 1906-53, relating to David Davies, Baron Davies of Llandinam (1880-1944), and his immediate family; and correspondence and papers, 1922-37, concerning the administration of Merchiston Castle School, near Edinburgh; and correspondence and papers, 1944-54, concerning the Davies family of Llandinam, much of it relating to Edward Davies, son of Lord and Lady Davies; miscellaneous business, financial and legal papers concerning the Davies family of Llandinam, 1934-54, some relating to the Berthddu estate, near Wrexham, and the Coulin estate in Scotland; and miscellaneous Davies Family Records.

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Arranged into three sections: documents mainly relating to David Davies, Llandinam (1818-90) and his son Edward Davies, Llandinam (1852-98), together with and source materials, 1863-1935, collected for the preparation of a biography of David Davies (1818-90); papers, 1906-53, relating to David Davies, Baron Davies of Llandinam (1880-1944), and his immediate family, and correspondence and papers, 1922-37, concerning the administration of Merchiston Castle School, near Edinburgh; and correspondence and papers, 1944-54, concerning the Davies family of Llandinam, much of it concerning Edward Davies, son of Lord and Lady Davies; miscellaneous business, financial and legal papers concerning the Davies family of Llandinam, 1934-54; and miscellaneous Davies Family Records.

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Preferred citation: E.

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vtls006362547

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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