Fonds GB 0210 FOURTS - A. Foulkes-Roberts Manuscripts,

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A. Foulkes-Roberts Manuscripts,


  • [c. 1882]-[1941] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 box

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Arthur Foulkes-Roberts (1864-1941) of Denbigh was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, Denbigh. He and his brother R.D. Roberts transcribed various parish registers, tombstone inscriptions, church memorials, probate, episcopal and diocesan records, mostly from Denbighshire and Flintshire.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Arthur Foulkes-Roberts' son, M.W. Foulkes-Roberts, Ledbury, Herefordshire, 1983.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Notebooks of A. Foulkes-Roberts, [c. 1882]-[1941], containing extracts from parish registers, mainly from Denbighshire and Flintshire; transcripts of tombstone inscriptions and church memorials, copies of probate records from the Dioceses of Bangor and St Asaph, and the Principal Probate Registry; and notes and extracts from marriage licence bonds, clergy subscription books and other St Asaph diocesan records. The copies were made by A. Foulkes-Roberts and his brother R.D. Roberts.

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: parish registers, tombstone inscriptions and church memorials; probate records; and episcopal records.

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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.

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1983, pp. 17-18, at the National Library of Wales.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Transcripts and summaries of other records made by R. D. Roberts with notes by Arthur Foulkes-Roberts are NLW MSS 13,897-13,914, and NLW MSS 14,106-14,119. Further papers of Arthur Foulkes Roberts, including correspondence and papers, pocket diaries, notes and accounts, and local history notes, are at the Denbighshire Record Office.

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Title based on content of fonds.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

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

August 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1983;

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