- 1437-1823 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.3 cubic metres (10 boxes, 8 volumes)
Name of creator
Mr E. Williams (fl. 1924), of Hove, Sussex, acquired a large collection of deeds and other legal papers relating to Wales and Herefordshire.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Purchased from E. Williams, Hove, 1924-1926.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds acquired by E. Williams of Hove, relating to premises in Brecknockshire, 1564-1823; Cardiganshire, 1663-1778; Carmarthenshire, 1437-1790; Caernarfonshire, 1437-1822; Denbighshire, 1507-1743; Flintshire, 1469-1761; Glamorgan, 1612-1775; Merionethshire, 1616-1762; Monmouthshire, 1491-1795; Montgomeryshire, 1636-1773; Pembrokeshire, 1645-1797; and Radnorshire and Herefordshire, 1543-1786.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
All records purchased by NLW have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by deposit and county. Some of the papers are now NLW MSS 14542-14548.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Some of the papers are in poor condition.
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
Title supplied from name of collector.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
- Deeds -- Wales -- Ceredigion.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Carmarthenshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Denbighshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Flintshire
- Deeds -- Wales -- Pembrokeshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Glamorgan.
- Deeds -- England -- Herefordshire
- Deeds -- Wales -- Monmouthshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Anglesey
- Deeds -- Wales -- Caernarvonshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Montgomeryshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Radnorshire.
Name access points
Genre access points
Description control area
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
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of E. Williams Collection of Welsh Deeds.
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project.