GB 0210 FLOMER
Florrie Hamer Papers,
- 1862-1992 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.068 cubic metres (7 boxes, 1 volume)
Name of creator
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Miss Agnes Morgan, Penrhyn-coch, 1995.
Content and structure area
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.
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 summary list is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995, p. 34, at the National Library of Wales. The list is available online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Hamer, Florrie (Flora), 1903-1994 (Creator)
- St. John's Church (Penrhyn-coch, Wales) -- History. (Subject)
- St. John's Church (Penrhyn-coch, Wales) (Subject)
- Hamer, Florrie, 1903-1994 -- Archives. (Subject)
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 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).