GB 0210 JOITHS
Dr John Griffiths Collection of Diserth and Llanfechain Deeds,
- 1630-1886 (accumulated [?early 20 cent.]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.058 cubic metres (74 items)
Name of creator
Dr John Griffiths (1862-1935) was High Sheriff of Radnorshire in 1926 and a member of the Llandrinod Urban District Council. He received his medical training at King's College, London.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Dr John Griffiths, Llanyre, Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, per the Rev. D. Stedman Davies, Llandrindod Wells, 1932.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and other documents, 1630-1886, relating mainly to the Powell family of Maesgwyn and to the parishes of Diserth, Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael, Llandegla and Glasgwm, Radnorshire, 1630-1886; and to properties of the Jones family of Bryncynfelyn in the parish of Llanfechain, 1651-1782.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into Radnorshire deeds, 1630-1886 , and Montgomeryshire deeds, 1652-1782.
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.
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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title derived from name of collector and donor.
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Description control area
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
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Deeds deposited by Dr John Griffiths, Llanyre; NLW, W. W. Price Biographical Index (unpublished).