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Welsh Church Commission Papers,

  • GB 0210 WELCHCION
  • Fonds
  • 1283-1960 [accumulated 1914-1960] /

Papers of, and acquired by, the Welsh Church Commission, 1283-1960, including records of the Commission, 1914-1960; records relating to border parishes, 1914-1915; accounts, 1920-1958; papers relating to Sir Alfred Watson, 1916-1941; records concerning compensation to lay holders of freehold offices, 1915-1931; records relating to burial grounds, 1934-1947; records relating to the destination of records, 1914-1960; records relating to parish lands, 1844-1946; manorial records and court books, 1842-1925; transfer of documents, 1822-1947; deeds of properties, 1566-1929; and rentals and surveys, 1919-1947.

Welsh Church Commission.

Maxwell Fraser Papers,

  • GB 0210 MAXSER
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1980 /

General letters, 1912-1980, to Maxwell Fraser, many relating to her research work and publications; correspondence between Maxwell Fraser and named friends, 1950-1980; materials on Lord and Lady Llanover and the Hall family, comprising correspondence, 1954-1980, and research materials assembled by Maxwell Fraser, 1806-1933, on the Llanover family; research papers assembled by Maxwell Fraser relating to her various books, 1935-1978; research notes, 1952-1977, concerning the preparation of Maxwell Fraser's articles and scripts; correspondence and papers, 1929-1968, relating to Maxwell Fraser's publicity work for the Great Western Railway Company (including Holiday Haunts, 1929-1962); notebooks bearing Maxwell Fraser's research notes; groups of press cuttings, 1924-1980; papers, 1947-1980, concerning Maxwell Fraser's links with numerous associations and societies, including the Cambrian Archaeological Association, the International Arthurian Society, the Kilvert Society, Offa's Dyke Association, P.E.N., Sherlock Holmes Society of London and other societies; papers, 1912-1980, deriving from Maxwell Fraser's hobbies and interests; papers, 1953-1968, concerning Maxwell Fraser's attempts to learn Welsh; miscellaneous papers, 1901-1980, relating to Slough; diaries kept by Maxwell Fraser, 1930-1980, of varying detail, including a journal, 1930, of a tour of Poland; theatre programmes; letters and papers relating to the testator's parents, 1900-1966, and her uncle, Lovat Fraser (1871-1926), the prominent journalist and author of India under Curzon and after (1911); and other personal papers relating to Maxwell Fraser; financial papers, 1911-1980; miscellaneous printed materials; and miscellaneous papers relating to research and writing by other individuals.

Fraser, Maxwell.

D. T. M. Jones (Solicitors) Records,

  • GB 0210 DTMNES
  • Fonds
  • 1544-[?1940] (predominantly 1775-1933) (accumulated 1775-[?1940]) /

Records from the office of D. T. M Jones & Co., solicitors, 1775-[?1940], including office correspondence, 1775-1840, of Edward Jones senior, 1775-1820, Edward Jones junior, [c. 1790]-1840, Thomas Lewis, 1793-1800, John Jones, 1805-1852 (predominantly 1845-1848), Thomas Jones, 1860-1897, and D. T. M. Jones, 1898-1933; manuscript books, 1744-1925, including letter books, 1859-1917; depositions of witnesses, 1736-1768; deeds and records of lands in Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan, Pembrokeshire and Radnorshire, [16th century]-1949, including the estates of Dinas, Brecknockshire, 1756-1949, the Gwynne family of Glanbran and Buckland, 1679-1882, Cynghordy, Carmarthenshire, 1843-1945, Abermarlais, Carmarthenshire, 1712-1923, the Lloyd family of Briwnant, Carmarthenshire, 1544-1927, Glansevin, Carmarthenshire, 1678-1914, the Herbert Lloyd estate, Carmarthen, 1805-1884, Jones Family of Ystrad estate, Carmarthen and district, 1776-1865, and Llandeilo and district, 1785-1882, Glanyrannell estate, Carmarthenshire, 1692-1919, and Honeyborough, Pembrokeshire, 1783-1923; accounts, 1782-[?1940]; manorial records, [c. 1830]-1887; papers of Roger Jones, attorney, 1565-1867, including correspondence, [c. 1750]-1772, deeds and documents relating to the practice and estate, 1565-1867, and correspondence of Rev. John Jones, 1738-1790.

D.T.M. Jones (Firm)

Harpton Court Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 HARPTON
  • Fonds
  • 1541-1952 /

Deeds and documents relating to the Harpton Court estate in Radnorshire and Breconshire, 1564-1910, but mainly eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including deeds relating to the Forest of Radnor, 1635-1732, deeds concerning the rectory and tithes of Old Radnor, 1607-1876; cash and account books, 1856-1889, and rent books, 1820-1857; papers relating to the corporation of New Radnor, 1699-1833, produced to a Commission of Enquiry, 1833; papers relating to parliamentary elections, 1741-1910, in Radnorshire, Radnor boroughs, Herefordshire, and Peterborough, including poll books for Radnorshire, 1741, Herefordshire, 1852, and Peterborough, 1852; manorial records for manors in Radnorshire, 1541-1926; and personal papers of various members of the Lewis family including the correspondence of Thomas Lewis, MP, John Lewis, Anne Frankland (later Lewis), Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis, and in particular corespondence and papers of Sir George Cornewall Lewis, including papers relating to Malta, 1830-1855, the Poor Law, 1827-1855, the War Office and India, 1861-1866.

Lewis family, of Harpton Court

Aberystwyth Shipping Records,

  • GB 0210 ABERSHIP
  • Fonds
  • 1856, 1862-1914 /

Crew accounts and agreements (generally known as crew lists) and logbooks, together with associated papers and correspondence, 1856-1914, for vessels registered at the port of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.

Great Britain. General Register and Record Office of Shipping and Seamen.

Eaton Evans & Williams (Solicitors) Records,

  • GB 0210 EAEVWI
  • Fonds
  • 1296-1931 /

Papers and deeds, mainly relating to Pembrokeshire, 1296-1931, including records of the manors of Manorbier, Penely, and Prendergast, 1618-1850; and papers relating to the Ambleston estate, 1838-[1890].

Eaton-Evans and Williams.

Peniarth Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 PENIARTH
  • Fonds
  • 1362-1963 /

Estate and family papers of Owen and Wynne families of Peniarth, Merionethshire, [15 cent.]-[19 cent.], including groups relating to Mostyn of Nant and Mostyn and Williams of Penbedw, Flintshire, to Maurice of Lloran, Denbighshire, and to Corbet of Ynysmaengwyn, Merionethshire, including estate papers, 1630-1870, rentals and accounts; deeds, 1361/2-1963, mainly for Peniarth, Aberllefenni, Penbedw, Drenewydd and Mallwyd estates; legal papers, 1539-1848; industrial papers, 1615-1852; county administration, 1468-1874; and non-family trust papers, 1468-1878, mainly relating to the Ynysymaengwyn estate.

Wynne family, of Peniarth

Crosswood Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 CROOOD
  • Fonds
  • 1184, 1361-1362, 1572-1940 /

Estate and family records of the Vaughan family of Crosswood (Trawscoed), Cardiganshire, later the earls of Lisburne, including deeds, 1527-1940, for lands mainly in northern Cardiganshire, but including also in Devon, Middlesex, Durham, and Northumberland; rentals, 1661-1947, (which run with many gaps), including rentals for Cwmnewidion estate; manorial records, [c. 1560]-1900, including Anhuniog, Blaenaeron, Cwmystwyth, Cwrt, Hafodwen, Mefenydd, Morfa-mawr, Pennardd, and Ysbyty Ystrad Meurig, all in Cardiganshire; lead mining records in north Cardiganshire, [1771], 1839-1930; and Crosswood Hospital papers, 1939-1945.

Vaughan family, Earls of Lisburne

Sir Leonard Twiston Davies Collection,

  • GB 0210 LEOIES
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1250]-1913 (accumulated [c. 1914]-1949) /

Papers of Messrs Powles & Tyler of Monmouth, solicitors, including deeds, accounts and correspondence, 1683-1895, predominantly 1780-1880, relating mainly to Monmouthshire families; deeds and accounts relating to individual properties, mainly in Monmouthshire, 1614-1901; sale posters for properties, mostly in Monmouthshire, 1777-1860; shrievalty papers, 1824-1845; records of civil cases, 1762-1848; probate records, 1733-1900; insurance papers, 1737-1881; taxation papers, 1800-1871; insolvent debtors papers, 1807-1831; papers of Friendly Societies, 1833-1874; papers relating to industry, 1790-1872, transport, 1826-1913, and religion, 1804-[early 20th century]; election and electoral registration papers, mainly in Monmouthshire on behalf of the Conservative party, 1818-1885; personal papers, 1808-1895; and miscellaneous items, [c. 1250]-1886, including oriental documents, [early 19th century], acquired by Sir Leonard Twiston Davies, mainly the work of Persian poet, Mīzrā 'Abdu'l-Wahhāb of Eşfahān (d. 1828).

Davies, Leonard Twiston, Sir, 1894-1953

Clement Davies (Liberal MP) Papers,

  • GB 0210 CLEIES
  • Fonds
  • [1884]-1980 /

Clement Davies's papers, [c.1884]-1967, mainly Liberal Party papers, 1928-1962, Clement Davies's political career, 1929-1965, Welsh affairs, 1936-1962, peace movements, 1940-1962, foreign affairs, 1944-1962, constituency papers, 1951-1962, and home affairs, 1953-1963; and papers and correspondence of Jano Clement-Davies, 1873-1969, and papers of Stanley Clement-Davies, 1920-1963.

Clement Edward Davies.

Coed Coch and Trovarth Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 TROVARTH
  • Fonds
  • 1246-1906 /

Title deeds of Trovarth and Coed Coch, Denbighshire, 1246-1894, Gwyndy Ucha, 1749-1906, and Teirdan, Denbighshire, 1735-1826; bills and accounts, 1627-1892; correspondence, 1712-1889, rentals of Coed Coch estate, 1801-1838, maps and plans, 17-19 cent., and military papers relating to the Napoleonic Wars.

Wynne family, of Coed Coch and Trovarth

Penpont Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 PENPONT
  • Fonds
  • 1314-1871 /

Estate and family records of the Williams family of Penpont, Breconshire, mostly relating to the estate in Breconshire, including deeds, 1314-1871; rentals, 1769-1807; assessments of taxes (window, land, house and horse) in the hundreds of Merthyr and Devynnock, Breconshire, 1743-1787; and letters from members of the Williams family of Penpont, 1793-1828.

Williams family, of Penpont.

Welsh Plant Breeding Station (WPBS) Archives,

  • GB 0210 WPBS
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1980 /

General correspondence files, chiefly financial in nature, with various companies, related bodies such as National Association of Agricultural Services, etc., 1955-1979, correspondence with Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1930-1957; Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1957-1968; Agricultural Research Council, 1951-1979; National Institute for Agricultural Botany, 1954-1985; WPBS reports, 1919-1980; annual reports, 1944-196; papers of the Directors and heads of sections, 1919-1974; minutes, etc., relating to various seed production committees, 1947-1957; the papers of Gwilym Evans, 1928-1961; the Cahn Hill Improvement Station at Pwllpeiran, Cwmystwyth, 1933-1973; files of experiments, with details of experiments in progress, field record cards, slips and notebooks, agrotype experiment data, including results of research undertaken at Bicton, Cambridge, Newcastle, Hurley and Aberdeen, and at Welsh county trials, [1919]-1969.

Welsh Plant Breeding Station.

Diocese of Bangor Records,

  • GB 0210 DIOCBANGOR
  • Fonds
  • 1408-2009

The 1944 deposit comprises mainly episcopal registers, 1408-1864; subscription books 1720-1924; ordinations, 1690-1939; appointments, 1661-1947; resignations, 1751-1935; non-residence, 1785-1919; licences to practice surgery and midwifery, 1750-1809; bishops' transcripts, 1666-1917; marriage bonds and affidavits, 1691-1931; Orders in Council, diocesan decrees, 1841-1937; terriers, 1630-1928; consecrations, 1793-1934; petitions for licences to solemnize marriages, 1841-1932; licences for divine service, 1822-1930; faculty papers, 1821-1932; dilapidations papers, 1872-1937; sequestration papers, 1796-1910; Queen Anne's Bounty papers, 1747-1914; registration of Dissenters' meeting houses, 1802-1849; returns to the Privy Council, 1814-1919; tithe documents and papers, 1685-1928; visitation papers, 1567-1942; statistical returns of Church work and finance, 1890-1938; chapter records, 1673-1937; deeds, 1449-1938; and Consistory Court papers, 1586-1917. -- Records, 1823-1997, deposited after 1944 include marriage licenses, 1823, 1924, 1950-1997; ordinations, 1939-1986, appointments, 1921-1987; licences to lay persons, 1929-1969, 1984-1985; enthronements, 1899-1991; subscription books, 1924-1959; dilapidation papers, 1877, 1914, 1931-1962; correspondence files, 1944-1975; properties and land, 1846-1987; licensing of premises to perform Divine Service and for the solemnization of marriages, 1931-1933, 1952-1969, 1989-[1990]; Orders in Council and diocesan decrees, 1911-1991; consecrations, de-consecrations and dedications, 1834, 1925-1987; memorial funds, bequests and charities, 1911-1990; bishops' papers, 1888-1994; visitation papers, 1959-1984; parish and clergy files, 1933-1994; statistical returns, 1907, 1937-1938, [1977]; and confirmation registers, 1945-1975.

Church in Wales. Diocese of Bangor

E. T. John Papers,

  • GB 0210 ETJOHN
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1931 /

Personal and political papers of E. T. John, 1881-1931, including correspondence, 1886-1931; personal and family papers, 1882-1930; political papers, 1907-1930; papers relating to Welsh and Celtic cultural movements, 1912-1930; posters and programmes, 1881-1927; and miscellaneous papers and publications, [c. 1894]-1930.

John, Edward T. (Edward Thomas), 1857-1931.

St. Asaph Diocesan Records

  • GB 0210 STASAPH
  • Fonds
  • 1350-2015

Records relating to the administration of the diocese of St Asaphs and Dean and Chapter of St Asaphs Cathedral, comprising episcopal registers, bishops' transcripts, marriage bonds and affidavits, and chapter act books, as well as records relating to: the ordination, appointment and resignation of clergymen and other individuals; the licensing of curates and other individuals; the licensing and consecration of land and buildings; faculty papers; dilapidations and sequestrations; augmentations, the creation of new parishes and boundary changes; episcopal revenues and accounts; parochial returns; deeds; consistory courts; visitations; correspondence; and miscellaneous volumes and papers, including terriers and documents relating to episcopal elections.

Two addtional boxes of faculties relating to parishes within the St Asaph Diocese were deposited February 2006.

Confirmations, 2004-2006 relating to parishes within St Asaph Diocese were deposited April 2006.

A collection of twenty-three boxes containing faculty and consecration papers relating to the St Asaph Diocese were deposited September 2007.

One box containing copies of confirmation registers listing persons in St Asaph Diocese, 2003-2007, were deposited October 2007.

Confirmations registers for parishes within the St Asaph Diocese, 2008-2010, were deposited March 2011, and confirmation registers for parishes within the St Asaph Diocese, 2009-2011, were deposited January 2012. Further confirmation registers for 2012 within the St Asaph Diocese were received December 2012.

Confirmation registers 2012-2013 for parishes within the St Asaph Diocese were received November 2013, and for 2013-2014 in October 2014.

Confirmation registers 2014 for parishes within the St Asaph Diocese were received January 2015.

Confirmation registers 2015 for parishes within the St Asaph Diocese were received July 2015.

Church in Wales. Diocese of St. Asaph

Arts Council of Wales Records,

  • GB 0210 WELARTS
  • Fonds
  • 1863-2002 (accumulated 1994-2002) /

The 1984, 1987, 1990-1992, 1996-1997 accruals, listed as Welsh Arts Council Archives (Groups I, II and III) respectively, comprise mainly papers from: the Drama Department, 1961-1994, including papers relating to drama and theatrical companies, theatres, arts centres, revenue clients, the drama committee, theatre in education, community theatre, festivals, projects, funding and financial matters, housing the arts, playwrights and writing, arts marketing, societies, and the Drama Association of Wales; the Dance Department, 1968-1988, including correspondence and papers of dance committees and panels, together with papers relating to dance projects, companies & groups, dancers, community dance, projects, festivals and events, productions and funding; the Visual Arts Department, 1946-1987, including exhibition files relating to various exhibitions, together with papers relating to commissions by the Welsh Arts Council, regional arts associations, funding matters, competitions, projects, and Oriel gallery exhibitions; the Literature Department, 1953-1991, including papers relating to journals, publications, societies and associations, publishers, competitions, funding matters, scholarships, authors and poets, events, festivals, awards, children's literature, and literature committees; the Music Department, [1963]-1985, including papers relating to the Welsh National Opera company, eisteddfodau, festivals, funding, societies, policy matters, concerts, competitions, together with general papers; the Film Department, 1960-1963, including papers relating to committees and working groups, funding, awards, the British Film Institute, festivals, education and training, and the film archive; the Finance and Administration Department, 1961-1993, including minutes and policy papers, financial returns, financial reports, and papers relating to projects, arts centres, societies, theatres, galleries, revenue clients, together with papers relating to drama, dance, literature, visual arts and music matters; Director files relating to various arts organisations and Welsh Arts Council departments, 1970-1992. The accrual described here comprises additional records, 1863-2002, including papers of the Finance and Administration Division, the Chief Executive Division, the Access Development Division, and the Artform Development Division, which consists of papers of the Visual Arts, Literature, Drama, Dance and Music Departments, and papers inherited from its predecessor body, the Welsh Arts Council.

An additional collection of forty-seven R-Kive boxes of papers were received in April 2011. This collection remains uncatalogued. -- Also, a further memory stick was received in January 2012. This collection remains uncatalogued (see Sub-sub-fonds AG). A further 5 boxes were received December 2012 from Ms Helen Williams, Colwyn Bay.

Arts Council of Wales

Bronwydd Estate Records

  • GB 0210 BRONWYDD
  • Fonds
  • 1241-1933

Manuscripts and papers relating to the Lloyd family of Bronwydd, Cardiganshire, and their ancestors, the Owen family of Henllys, Pembrokeshire, and records relating to the Bronwydd estate, including an early 17th century book of South Wales pedigrees, the literary, genealogical and historical manuscripts of George Owen of Henllys (c.1552-1613), including his Vairdre Book and a copy of his Description of Pembrokeshire; estate records including manorial records of Pembrokeshire manors including the barony of Cemais, including court rolls, 1381-1771, estreat rolls, 1474-1748, and court leet presentments, 1660-1885; records relating to the borough of Newport, Pembrokeshire, 1434-1847; toll books of Eglwyswrw and Newport fairs, 1599-1603; title deeds, 1241-1933, but mostly 16-18 cent.; rentals, 1682-1873; and estate correspondence, mainly [late 19]-[early 20 cent.].

Lloyd family, of Bronwydd

Haverfordwest (Williams & Williams)

  • GB 0210 HAVWILL
  • Fonds
  • [1750-1800] /

The collection comprises records from the office of Williams & Williams, Haverfordwest, solicitors, largely deeds and draft deeds, mostly 19th century, and many relating to the Haverfordwest area of Pembrokeshire. In the course of their work, Williams & Williams accumulated legal and other papers relating to their clients interests, including the estates of Ambleston, Begelly, Brawdy, Camrose, Court House, Cwmgloyne, Hean Castle, Hodgeston, Hook, Manorbier, Manorowen, Orielton, Pigeonsford, Somerton, Treffgarne, Ty Gwynne, Walwyns Castle, Welsh Hook, Wilsons, Wolfsdale and Yelverton. There are also documents relating to the Fishguard Harbour Improvement Company, several railway companies and a large number of probate records and marriage settlements. There are also groups of deeds and documents relating mainly to properties in Carmarthenshire, Glamorganshire and Pembrokeshire. There are also documents relating to church properties, nonconformist chapels, poor rate papers, articles of apprenticeship and articles of partnership.

Williams and Williams, Solicitors

Edwinsford Estate Records

  • GB 0210 EDWORD
  • Fonds
  • 1411-1863

Records of the Edwinsford estate of the Williams, later Williams-Drummond, family in Carmarthenshire, including deeds, 1411-1860; manorial records, 1500-1744, including records of the manor of Talley, 1551-1744, and Caio, 1500-1734; estate correspondence, 1580-1863, (mainly post 1700), estate and household accounts, 1654, 1670-1903, and rentals, 1707-1843; deeds relating to the Llether Cadfan estate, 1474-1760, and Court Derllys estate, 1563-1805, both in Carmarthenshire.

Williams-Drummond family, of Edwinsford

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