NLW MSS 11737-11759.
- [1812x1863] / (Creation)
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Name of creator
The Elliss family held residences at various places in both Wales and England, including Llanafan, Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn, Llanilar and Aberystwyth in Cardiganshire, and Lamberhurst, Brenchley and Rolvenden in Kent. They were part-owners of lead mines at Llandovery and Llanafan.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr W. J. Griffiths; Aberystwyth; Presentation; 1938
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, [1812x1863], of or relating to the Elliss family and including memoranda of births within the Elliss family in the counties of Kent and Cardiganshire; diaries of members of the Elliss family; and correspondence and accounts relating to Rhandir-mwyn Lead Works, Llandovery, which were partly owned by the Elliss family.
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System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 11737-11759.
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The descriptions are also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).
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Title based on contents.
Formerly known as Elliss 1-23.
Preferred citation: NLW MSS 11737-11759.
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971);