Fonds GB 0210 FREAND - Frederick Holland Collection of Kemeys of Monmouthshire Deeds,

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Frederick Holland Collection of Kemeys of Monmouthshire Deeds,


  • 1398-1793 (accumulated [early 20th century]) / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Frederick Holland was a glass, china, and antiques dealer, of Central Mostyn Street, Llandudno, who collected title deeds relating to Monmouthshire and elsewhere.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated to the National Library of Wales by Frederick Holland, Llandudno, 1918.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Monmouthshire deeds and documents, 1477-1761, some concerning the families of Thomas, Kemeys and Gardner (later Gardner-Kemeys) of Bertholey, Llantrissent; together with a small number of deeds and documents relating to properties in Denbighshire, Flintshire and Brecknockshire, 1513-1775; Cardiganshire, 1578-1755; Yorkshire, 1398-1605, and Lincolnshire, 1563.

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 groups, and chronologically within these divisions: deeds and documents relating to Monmouthshire; Glamorgan; Denbighshire; Flintshire; Breconshire; Cardiganshire; Carmarthenshire; Yorkshire; Lincolnshire.

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

Latin, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

The Monmouthshire deeds appear to have a close affiliation with the Monmouthshire deeds in the NLW, P. M. Barnard Collection.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from name of depositor.

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Virtua system control number


Project identifier


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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

February 2003.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was used for the preparation of the description: National Library of Wales, Schedule of Frederick Holland Deeds and Documents;

Accession area