Fonds GB 0210 JOITHS - Dr John Griffiths Collection of Diserth and Llanfechain Deeds,

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Dr John Griffiths Collection of Diserth and Llanfechain Deeds,


  • 1630-1886 (accumulated [?early 20 cent.]) / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.058 cubic metres (74 items)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Archival history

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.

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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

English, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

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Existence and location of copies

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Notes area


Title derived from name of collector and donor.

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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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

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).

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