GB 0210 GLAITH
Glan Paith Papers,
- 1555-1932 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.143 cubic metres (5 boxes)
Name of creator
John Thomas Herbert Parry of Glan-paith, Llanbadarn Fawr, Cardiganshire, practised as a solicitor in Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, in the early 19th century, and accumulated many deeds. Parry dealt with the Penglais estate in the Aberystwyth area, Cardiganshire. He held shares in the Aberystwyth Gas and Coke Company, and Bwlch Consolidated Lead Mines. Parry was made a burgess of Aberystwyth in 1824.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Lieut-Col Sir G. Fossett Roberts, OBE, DL, Aberystwyth, 1935, 1937 and 1939
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds, 1555-1918, of clients and relating to properties in Cardiganshire, Merionethshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire, including papers of the Penglais estate in the Aberystwyth area, 1555-1918; Aberystwyth borough records, 1759-1813; letters, 1794-1882; papers of John Parry, solicitors, Aberystwyth, including share certificates of the Aberystwyth Gas and Coke Company, 1839; Bwlch Consolidated Lead Mines, 1847; records concerning the Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank, 1813-1844; miscellaneous papers, [c. 1783]-1932; printed items, [c. 1783]-1867; certificates of shares in the Aberystwyth Public Rooms, 1818-1821, and the Robinson Gold Mining Company, 1903; letters and papers relating to the estate of Roderick Richards, Penglais, [c. 1830]; builders' accounts, 1845; and tithe receipts, 1927-1932.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: deeds and documents; autograph letters; Aberystwyth Court Leet documents; Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank papers; plans and drawings; and printed matter.
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 laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, early deeds in Latin.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
- Deeds -- Wales -- Ceredigion.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Gwynedd.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Merioneth.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Powys.
- Lawyers -- Wales -- Aberystwyth -- Archives.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Montgomeryshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Radnorshire.
- Aberystwyth (Wales)
- Cardiganshire (Wales)
- Merioneth (Wales)
- Montgomeryshire (Wales)
- Radnorshire (Wales)
Place access points
Name access points
- Parry, John Thomas Herbert, of Glan-paith (Llanbadarn Fawr), fl. 1813-1847. (Creator)
- Penglais Estate (Wales) -- Records and correspondence (Subject)
- Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank. (Subject)
- Penglais Estate (Wales) (Subject)
- John Parry (Firm) (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 Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Glan Paith documents.