GB 0210 HARHES
Harold Hughes Collection of Deeds,
- 1577x1852 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.058 cubic metres (1 box, 1 roll)
Name of creator
Henry Harold Hughes (1864-1940), archaeologist, was born in Liverpool. He became an architect in Bangor around 1891. He was appointed diocesan surveyor and architect in 1900 and restored many churches in the Bangor diocese. He was interested in archaeology and he joined the Cambrian Archaeological Association in 1892 and became president of the society in 1930. From its foundation, he was a member of the Council of the National Museum of Wales and of the Commission on Ancient Monuments of Wales from 1935 onwards.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated to the National Library of Wales by H. Harold Hughes, Bangor, in 1932.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and marriage settlements collected by Harold Hughes, relating mainly to properties in the parishes of Llanfihangel Genau'r-glyn, Llangynfelyn, and Llanbadarn Fawr, Cardiganshire, 1577-1852.
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 in chronological order.
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 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 name of donor. The deeds precede the life of Harold Hughes.
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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 Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Harold Hughes Collection of Deeds; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959);