GB 0210 EWIAMS
E. Williams Collection of Welsh Deeds,
- 1437-1823 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.3 cubic metres (10 boxes, 8 volumes)Some of the papers are in poor condition.
Name of creator
Mr E. Williams, of Hove, Sussex, (fl. 1924) acquired a large collection of deeds and other legal papers relating to Wales and Hereforshire.
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
Action: All records purchased by NLW have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by deposit and county. Some of the papers have been arranged as NLW MSS 14543-14546.
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
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
- Williams, E., (of Hove) (Creator)
Genre access points
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of E. Williams Collection of Welsh Deeds.