Fonds GB 0210 FLOMER - Florrie Hamer Papers,

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Florrie Hamer Papers,


  • 1862-1992 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.068 cubic metres (7 boxes, 1 volume)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Miss Flora ('Florrie') Hamer (1903-94) was born in Bow Street, Cardiganshire, moving to Penrhyn-coch at the age of six. Her grandfather, Daniel Hamer, was a builder and songwriter who built St John's Church, Penrhyn-coch. Florrie Hamer was a member of St John's Church and, for 60 years, a Sunday School teacher. She was interested in local history and in the gentry houses of Cardiganshire, including Plas Tanybwlch. She died on 26 March 1994.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Miss Agnes Morgan, Penrhyn-coch, 1995.

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Scope and content

Scrapbooks of photographs, notes and press cuttings, 1862-1992, relating to Penrhyn-coch and to St John's Church; an essay by Florrie Hamer's aunt, Sarah Ann Hamer, concerning the history of St John's, 1897; accounts and balance sheets, 1930-1988, of St John's Church; undated notes relating to the Church and to Penrhyn-coch, [1909x1989]; notebook, 1925-1931, of Daniel Hamer; and letters, 1964-1965, to Florrie Hamer concerning Plas Tanybwlch, Aberystwyth.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: St John's Church, Penrhyn-coch; and miscellaneous papers.

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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.

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Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the summary list is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995, p. 34, at the National Library of Wales. The list is available online.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

May 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 Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995; NLW Index to Welsh Obituaries (1994).

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  • Text: Florrie Hamer Papers.