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Diocese of Llandaff Records

  • GB 0210 LLANDAFF
  • Fonds
  • 1465-2016

Records relating to the administration of the diocese of Llandaff and Dean and Chapter of Llandaff Cathedral from the seventeenth century, 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; dissenters' meeting houses; episcopal revenues and accounts; charities; parochial returns; deeds; consistory courts; visitations; correspondence; and miscellaneous volumes and papers.

Additional papers of the Diocese of Llandaf comprising the Bishop's Visitations for 2002 and 2006 - 9 large archive boxes in April 2015.

Church in Wales. Diocese of Llandaff

Court of Great Sessions in Wales,

  • GB 0210 CGREATS
  • Fonds
  • 1541-1830 /

The main records of the court are: (1) civil side: plea rolls which is the formal record of civil actions, mainly debt, but from around 1700 only those actions which reached issue - an extremely small proportion in fact; docket rolls and books which serve as indexes to the plea rolls; prothonotary files which include draft pleadings, including those which did not reach issue, challenge pedigrees, insolvent debtors' papers and slander and libel papers where a defendant had moved for a writ a prohibition to halt the action being heard in the consistory court; feet of fines and common recoveries which are indexed in docket books of fines and recoveries and, for the Brecon circuit only, in the docket books of pleas and fines; and order books, which is a formal records of the court's orders in both civil and criminal cases; (2) Crown side: gaol files which include indictments, depositions of witnesses, recognizances, calendars of prisoners and coroner's inquests; indexes to criminal prosecutions for Flintshire (called Crown books, 1564-1666) and the Brecon circuit (called the Black Books, 1726-1830) though the order books already referred to contain formal records of orders to carry out sentences or to discharge prisoners; calendars rolls of indictments for Radnorshire, 1554-1659, Glamorgan, 1554-1603, Cardiganshire, 1541-1602, and Pembrokeshire, 1541-1622, 1674; and mainprize rolls (only six have survived) which list names of individuals bound over from one sessions until the next for an indefinite period; (3) equity side: pleadings of complainant and defendants together with interrogatories or set questions submitted to witnesses together with their replies; reports of the registrar of the court, decree books and bill books, the latter serving as indexes to the pleadings.

Great Britain. Court of Great Sessions.

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.

Pitchford Hall (Ottley) Papers

  • GB 0210 PITORD
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1150]-1949

Family and estate papers of the family of Ottley of Pitchford Hall, Shropshire, of Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool (1784-1851), and later of the Cotes family, including extensive correspondence, 1684-c.1793, mostly centered on Adam Ottley (1653-1723), bishop of St Davids, and Adam Ottley (1685-1752), registrar of St Davids, including a series of letters from Browne Willis (1682-1760), 1716-1723, and some civil war correspondence and literary papers, 16 cent.-18 cent; estate papers, mainly deeds relating to Pitchford Hall, Salop, mainly in the areas of Bridgnorth and Pitchford, with some lands in adjoining counties, c. 1150-1820; including almost a thousand medieval deeds.

Ottley family, of Pitchford Hall

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

Jack Edwards manuscripts

  • GB 0210 JACRDS
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1936

Letters from Jack Edwards in Cincinnati, Ohio, to his family, 1880-1887, relating family matters, his work and singing engagements and news of the Welsh community in Cincinnati; programme cards of various concerts and festivals, 1882-1885; music notebooks of Jack Edwards, Edward Edwards and others, [19th century]-[early 20th century]; account and memoranda books of Edward Edwards' bookselling and binding business, 1854-1895; correspondence of Edward and Jack Edwards, including some in Esperanto, mainly on musical and literary matters, 1881-1936; and other original manuscripts of Jack Edwards, [before 1942].

Edwards, Jack, 1853-1942.

Edward Griffith manuscripts

  • Fonds
  • [17 cent., first ¼]-[1913x1918]

Papers, [17 cent., first ¼]-[1913x1918], many in Edward Griffith's hand or collected by him, including manuscripts of Evan Jones (Ieuan Gwynedd), David Richards (Dafydd Ionawr) and Robert Oliver Rees; material relating to Dolgellau and surrounding districts and to Mary Jones and her journey to Bala; papers of Lewis Williams, Llanfachreth; genealogical material and correspondence relating to Merionethshire Quaker families; and miscellaneous correspondence, poetry, transcripts and notes.

Griffith, Edward, 1832-1918

Plas Power Estate Records and Papers

  • Fonds
  • [c.1300], 1414-[?c.1960]

Estate, financial, legal, personal, domestic, industrial and commercial papers of the several families who held the Plas Power estate, notably the Myddeltons, Lloyds and FitzHughs, including some papers relating to the Myddelton family of Chirk and their estates.

Plas Power Estate (Wales and England).

Elizabeth Baker Papers,

  • GB 0210 ELIKER
  • Fonds
  • 1740-1798 /

Papers of Elizabeth Baker, 1740-1798, comprising correspondence, 1743-1798; copies of verses, including some relating to the impeachment of Warren Hastings; correspondence relating to legal matters arising from the mining partnership and the ownership of the Nannau estate, 1779-1781; journals relating to silk worms, 1779-1782; and papers concerning politics, literature, and current events, 1740-1798.

Baker, Elizabeth, ca. 1720-1789

Herbert Stanley Jevons Papers,

  • GB 0210 HERONS
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1963 /

Papers mainly relating to the published work of Herbert Stanley Jevons, 1895-1963, correspondence on overseas development, coal and economics, 1909-1949; correspondence on housing in Wales, 1912-1914; papers relating to Ethiopia, 1935-1955, including correspondence with Emperor Haile Selassie I, 1937-1953; letters between Herbert Stanley Jevons and John Maynard Keynes, 1930-1936.

Jevons, Herbert Stanley, 1875-

Sir John Rhŷs papers

  • GB 0210 JORHYS
  • Fonds
  • [1822]-1953

Papers, [1822]-1953, of John Rhŷs, comprising a considerable group of letters to him, 1860-1915, including those from fellow researchers, friends and family; material, 1864-1919, relating to his published works, including manuscript drafts of books, articles, and addresses; and research notes, 1836-[1920x1945]. There are also personal and professional papers, [1822]-1953, belonging to, and accumulated by, John Rhŷs; and papers, 1862-[1947], relating to various family members, among them a substantial body of material accumulated by Myvanwy Rhys for a proposed biography of her father.

Rhys, John, Sir, 1840-1915

Brogyntyn manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSBROG
  • Fonds
  • [12 cent, first ½]-[1960s]

Important mediæval manuscripts and later literary and historical manuscripts, [12 cent, first ½]-[late 19 cent.], reflecting the collecting interests of the Maurice and Owen families of Clenennau and Brogyntyn.
They include an important mid-fifteenth century miscellany of prose and verse in Middle English (Brogyntyn MS II.1); English and Welsh poetry; plays; astrology and prophecies; chronicles of the history of Britain, one of which is a thirteenth century version of Historia Regum Britanniæ of Geoffrey of Monmouth (Brogyntyn MS I.7); a lute book, [c. 1595] (Brogyntyn MS I.27); a copy of the laws of Hywel Dda [1625x1632] (Brogyntyn MS I.12); legal precedents and other papers of legal interest in Latin and English; pedigrees, genealogy and heraldry of North and South Wales families; religious treatises, prayers, devotions and sermons; a seventeenth-century Latin-Welsh dictionary and other manuscripts of linguistic interest; extracts from classical literature; commonplace books; academic notes; copies of significant historical letters and documents; political tracts; moralistic and philosophical works; memoranda, journals and private papers of members of the Anwyl and Owen families; a few Brogyntyn estate and trust papers, 1727-1792; and notes on public offices and official papers deriving from the administration of Oswestry Corporation, 1660, 1673. Some ancilliary materials, [19 cent, second ½]-[1960s], mostly correspondence and notes relating to individual manuscripts, are also included (MSS I.27a, II.1a, II.10a, II.22a, II.42a, II.54(h), II.56a).


Duchy of Cornwall Welsh Records,

  • GB 0210 DUCHY
  • Fonds
  • 1391-1895 /

Records of the Welsh portion of the Duchy of Cornwall estate including include ministers' accounts, 1461-1552, of various lordships, including Bromfield and Yale and the March, including its constituent lordships mainly Montgomery; chamberlain's accounts for North and South Wales, 1487, 1520; receivers' accounts, 1544-1620; accounts of receivers of fines and amercements in the Council of Wales and the Marches, 1597-1616; accounts of receivers of Queen Henrietta Maria, 1671-1672; rentals and valuations, 1391-1698, including a rental of the rhingyllship of Iscoed, Denbighshire, 1391; petitions, 1620-?1723; certificates of survey, 1618-1695; surveys of castles, 1618-1625, including Carew, Caernarfon, Brecon, Holt, Beaumaris, Ruthin, Flint and Rhuddlan castles, deeds, 1563-1723; commissions and warrants, 1637-1727; ecclesiastical papers, 1804-1895, mainly relating to a dispute between the Prince of Wales and the Lord Chancellor over the right to patronage to certain ecclesiastical livings in Wales in 1863-1865; and manuscript plans, [c 1600]-[1650], including a manuscript plan of Holt Castle.

Duchy of Cornwall

Welsh Liberal Party Papers,

  • Fonds
  • 1961-1988 (accumulated 1966-1988) /

Records of the Welsh Liberal Party, 1966-1988, including Executive Committee and General Council minutes, 1967-1987; Annual General Meeting papers and correspondence, 1982-1987; correspondence and papers relating to local government reform and electoral reform, transport, economic policy and nationalisation, Welsh affairs, devolution, and Welsh Liberal Party structure and finance, 1963-1987; papers relating to annual conferences, 1968-1987; papers relating to parliamentary and other elections, 1969-1989; correspondence and papers relating to individual parliamentary constituencies, 1970-1980; Local Government and Parliamentary Boundary Commission submissions, 1981-1983; Standing Committee and Policy Directorate papers, 1975-1982; press releases, 1980-1988; party publications, 1975-1981; records of county Liberal Associations, 1973-1988; and records of Caernarfon Division Liberal Association, 1961-1975.

Three additional files comprising minutes of meetings of the Welsh Liberal Party, 1981-2 and 1987. This group remains uncatalogued.

Welsh Liberal Party.

Cardiff Bay Opera House Trust Archive,

  • GB 0210 CARUST
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1997 (accumulated 1993-1997) /

Records of the Cardiff Bay Opera House Trust (and its predecessor Opera House Steering Committee), mainly committee and publicity material, 1991-1997; papers relating to the architects competition, 1994-1996; proposed Opera House building design and surveyors' correspondence, 1994-1995; administrative correspondence, 1994-1996; funding applications, 1995-1996; financial papers, 1993-1995; and public relations (press cuttings), 1994-1996.

Cardiff Bay Opera House Trust.

Nassau William Senior manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSSENIOR
  • Fonds
  • 1790-1914

Papers, 1790-1914, of, or relating to, Nassau William Senior and his family. They include family correspondence, including transcripts, 1800-1912; correspondence, 1818-1863, of Nassau William Senior with various individuals, including Lord Lansdowne, [?1831]-[c. 1860], and John Murray Forbes, 1855-1863; letters to Senior from Alexis de Tocqueville, Edward Everett and George Sumner, 1842-1863, mainly relating to contemporary political events in France and the United States; papers, 1834-1837, concerning Poor Law legislation, social and religious issues in Ireland and factory regulation in the cotton industry; letters, 1855-1876, to Jane Elizabeth Senior; a journal of Senior's tour in Scotland, Ireland and Wales, [?1819]; and miscellaneous papers, including letters from statesmen and ecclesiastical dignitaries, 1790-1887, collected by Walter Nassau Senior.

Senior, Nassau William, 1790-1864

Ceri and Frances Richards manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSCERICH
  • Fonds
  • [1900s]-1985

Papers, [1900s]-1985, of artists Ceri and Frances Richards, comprising correspondence, 1928-1985; sketchbooks and drawings, [c. 1930]-[1970s], together with a catalogue, 1968-1971, of their works; notes on paintings, [1960s], by Ceri Richards; and family photographs, [1900s]-[1960s].

Richards, Ceri, 1903-1971

Henry Williams Collection of Merionethshire Deeds,

  • GB 0210 HENIAMS
  • Fonds
  • 1730-1893 /

Deeds and documents, mainly relating to premises in the parish of Llangelynnin, Merionethshire, and to properties in the town of Barmouth, Merionethshire, 1731-1893.

Williams, Henry, (Archdeacon of Merioneth)

Islwyn MSS,

  • GB 0210 MSISLW
  • Fonds
  • [19 cent.]-[20 cent.].

NLW MSS 5854-5879 are the manuscripts of William Thomas (Islwyn) (1832-1878), Calvinistic Methodist minister, poet and hymnwriter, and were later acquired by Sir Owen Morgan Edwards (1858-1920), who published Gwaith Barddonol Islwyn (Gwrecsam, 1897) and Gwaith Islwyn in Cyfres y Fil (Llanuwchllyn, 1903).

Islwyn, 1832-1878. Papers of, NLW MSS 5854-5879

Nicholas Manuscripts,

  • GB 0210 MSNICHOL
  • Fonds
  • [1836x1879] /

Papers, [1836x1879], of Thomas Nicholas, including correspondence, journals, sermons, pedigrees and papers relating to Lonsdale House School, Bridgwater.

Nicholas, Thomas

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