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Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire papers,

  • GB 0210 MSARCHER
  • Fonds
  • 1699-1898.

Manuscripts, 1699-1898, from the collection of Michael Scott Archer, comprising miscellaneous papers relating mainly to Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire.

Archer, Michael Scott.

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.

Crewe Read (BRA 1983) Deeds,

  • GB 0210 CREEAD
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1907 /

Deeds and documents, 1870-1907, concerning the estates of the Crewe-Read family of Llandinam Hall, Montgomeryshire.

Crewe Read family, (of Montgomeryshire)

Criddle Deeds

  • GB 0210 CRIDDLE
  • Fonds
  • 1608-1794

Title deeds and other documents, 1608-1794, relating mainly to properties in Montgomeryshire and Shropshire.

E. R. Horsfall Turner manuscripts

  • Fonds
  • 1885-[1922x1936]

Papers, 1885-[1922x1936], of Ernest Richmond Horsfall Turner, largely of Montgomeryshire interest. They include extracts, notes and draft essays relating to Llanidloes and Montgomeryshire history, including the Chartist movement within that county; addresses prepared for local societies, meetings, etc.; correspondence; and compositions submitted for the Llanidloes Eisteddfod of 1912; together with poetry by John Newton Crowther (Glanceri), Horsfall Turner's father-in-law.

Horsfall-Turner, E. R., 1870-1936

Glan Paith Papers,

  • GB 0210 GLAITH
  • Fonds
  • 1555-1932 /

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.

Parry, John Thomas Herbert, of Glan-paith (Llanbadarn Fawr), fl. 1813-1847.

Godfrey Lee Papers,

  • GB 0210 GODLEE
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1988 /

Political correspondence and papers accumulated by Godfrey Lee, 1968-1988, relating to Plaid Cymru activities in Newport, 1968-1978, Plaid Cymru's Montgomeryshire branch, 1977-1988, and Welshpool branch, 1978-1980; the work of Gwent Regional Council [of Plaid Cymru], 1969-1977; together with Plaid Cymru Conference Programmes, 1969-1988; and literature concerning the Merthyr Tydfil by-election, 1972.

Lee, Godfrey, 1951-

Gold miner's autobiography,

  • File
  • 1863-1864 /

An autobiography of Robert Thomas of Llanfechain, Montgomeryshire, written 1863-1864, describing his early life in Llanfechain and other places in Montgomeryshire and Salop, 1836-1852 (ff. 2-9 verso, 11-23 verso), a voyage from Liverpool to Melbourne, September-December 1852 (ff. 23 verso-51 verso, 56 recto-verso) and, in some detail, his life in the Australian goldfields between December 1852 and April 1854 (ff. 56 verso-149 verso). The volume also contains an incomplete summary of contents (f. 1 verso) and a log of his return voyage from Melbourne to London, May - August 1862 (ff. 10 recto-verso, 52-5).

Thomas, Robert, Llanfechain

H. Noel Jerman Papers,

  • GB 0210 JERMAN
  • Fonds
  • 1679-1983 (mainly 1782-1983) (accumulated [1930s?]-1983) /

Papers, 1679-1983, of and accumulated by H. Noel Jerman, comprising: research papers, 1914-1975; files relating to his work in the Secret Intelligence services, 1941-1945; correspondence, notes and other papers relating mainly to archaeology, and also to his professional activities, 1948-1983; 'Notes and Memoranda' relating to events organised by the Cambrian Archaeological Association, 1883-1894; original records collected by him, 1679-1926, including deeds and documents relating to properties in Kerry, Montgomeryshire, 1679-1885, and Kerry School, 1843-1873, and copies of local newspapers, 1834-1868; records relating to the Dolforgan estate, including deeds and documents relating to properties in Montgomeryshire, Carmarthenshire and Merionethshire, 1807-1910, financial records, 1889-1939, and letter books, 1892-1930.

An additional consignment of materials of, and accumulated by, the late H. Noel Jerman (1909-1994), including his research papers relating to properties in Kerry and surrounding areas, papers relating to the Dolforgan estate, together with maps, sale catalogues, plans and photographs, and a lithograph of Dolforgan Hall by T. Way. This group remains uncatalogued.

Jerman, H. Noel.

John Sheringham Papers,

  • GB 0210 JOHHAM
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1995 /

Papers of John Sheringham mainly reflecting his research interests, including his research into Montgomeryshire place-names, 1980-1995, medieval Welsh history and laws, 1984-1995, and Breton history, 1988-1989; typescript notes on Welsh law, 1986-1990; typescript drafts of published works, and papers of the Machynlleth and District Civic Society, 1979-1993, and the Aberystwyth and District Civic Society, 1990-1994.

Sheringham, J. G. T.

Leighton Hall Papers,

  • GB 0210 LEIGHTON
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1931, 1848-2012

Papers, 1839-1931, relating to the Naylor family and the Leighton Hall and Brynllywarch estates, comprising accounts, rent schedules, valuations and sale catalogues, together with correspondence and other material relating to the family, and in particular to their activities as high sheriffs for Montgomeryshire.

Additional papers were received in July 2021, this material mainly comprising correspondence and newspaper cuttings, which trace the history of and events within the Naylor family and the Leighton Hall estate from the mid-nineteenth century to the near present day. The material includes a memorandum book, 1848-1856, belonging to John Naylor (1813-1889) of Leighton Hall.

The Naylor family and the Leighton Hall and Brynllywarch estates.

Longueville Collection,

  • GB 0210 LONG
  • Fonds
  • [14th century-20th century] /

Papers relating to families and estates in north Wales, including the West family, the Chirk Castle estate, the Hengwrt, Rug and Nannau estate, the Wynnstay estate, the Penbedw estate, the estate of Richard Willding of Llanrhaeadr Hall, Denbighshire, and the Whitehall-Davies family of Broughton Hall, Flintshire, and Llannerch, Denbighshire. Records and correspondence, including relating to abstracts of title, chapels, churches, conveyances, inclosures, industrial activity, law suits, mining, parliamentary elections, probate, railways, schools and tithe commutation. Office records, including cash journals, bill books and letter books, [19th century]-[20th century].

Longueville Gittins, Solicitors.

Manafon School Records,

  • GB 0210 MANERS
  • Fonds
  • 1832-1983 /

Records, correspondence and notes, 1819-1983, relating to the history of Manafon school.

Manafon School.

Mary Garbett Edwards Papers

  • GB 0210 MARRDS
  • Fonds
  • [1890]-1983 (accumulated [mid 20th century]-1983)

Papers of Mary Garbett Edwards, including scrapbooks containing family photographs and letters, [1890]-1973; Montgomeryshire Liberal Party, General Purposes Committee, minute book, 1950-1959; letters, 1929-1983; journals of visits to North America, 1936-1949; notebooks and notes for speeches, [20th century]; radio scripts and related material, 1943-1963; papers relating to Garbett Edwards, including eisteddfod essays and other papers, 1897-[1930s], journal of Canadian visits, 1936-1939, and publications and annual reports of the Mid Wales Industrial Development Association, 1957-1973.

Edwards, Mary Garbett, 1893-1986

Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Records,

  • GB 0210 MONTLA
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1988 /

Minute books, 1895-1971, of the Llandysilio Liberal Association, 1895-1909 and Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1920-1970; financial records; 1934-1989; administrative correspondence and papers, 1961-1984; files relating to the Liberal campaign in Montgomeryshire in the parliamentary elections, 1955-1983; constituency papers of Clement Davies, 1945-1962, and Emlyn Hooson, 1967-1979; press cuttings, 1962-1987; bound electoral registers for the parliamentary constituency of Montgomery, 1953-1983; papers relating to the Welsh Liberal Party, 1973-1979, the Montgomery in Europe Group, 1975, Young Liberals, 1970-1980, Liberal Party organization, 1977-1983, Supper Clubs, 1980-1983, Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Annual General Meetings, 1980-1985, Liberal Party Annual Conferences, 1980-1985, and the Welsh Campaign for Fair Votes, 1983-1984; printed materials, 1959-1987; Liberal party materials, 1963-1985; typescript draft policy statements, 1972-1974; Newsletters of the Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1978-1984; Association of Liberal Councillors, 1979-1984, and Focus, 1980-1982.

An additional group of records, 1904-1939, were received per Dr David Steeds comprising extensive files of correspondence, the minutes of the Association and its various committees and sub-committees, financial material, press cuttings and printed material. There are also many files deriving from the parliamentary general elections campaigns of the period 1906-29 in Montgomeryshire. There are also papers relating to the North Wales Liberal Federation, 1940-46, and the Liberal Federation of Wales, 1943-45. The records cover the period when David Davies, Llandinam (1880-1944) was the Liberal MP for Montgomeryshire, 1906-29, and the early years of its representation by his successor E. Clement Davies (1884-1962). This group remains uncatalogued.

Montgomery County Liberal Association.

Newman, Paynter and Co., Deeds and Documents,

  • GB 0210 NEWTER
  • Fonds
  • 1668-1882 /

Deeds and documents (1668-1882) relating to properties mainly in in co. Flint (Axton, Bistre, Caergwrle, Coleshill, Cwm, Cwm Uwchglan, Diserth, Estyn or Hope, Hawarden, Holywell, Hope, Hope Owen, Huriathicke, Kilken, Kinnerton, Mould, Newmarket, Northop, St Asaph, Shordley, Skeiviog, and Whitford), but also in cos Denbigh (Denbigh, Henllan, Llanrwst and Lleweny), Chester (Chester and Dodleston), Brecknock (Devynnock), Anglesey (Amlwch, Coedana, Llanerchymedd, Llanbadrug, Llanddyfnan, Llanfechell and Llanfihangel Tre'r Beurdd), Montgomery (Berth Lloyd) and Pembroke (Amroth). The main families were Mostyn of Mostyn Hall and Hope of Broughton and Hope.

Newman, Paynter and Co.

Richard Bennett manuscripts

  • Fonds
  • 1707-[1937]

Manuscripts, 1707-[1937], from the library of Richard Bennett of Llanbrynmair and Caersws, Montgomeryshire, much of which is in the hand of Richard Bennett himself. The collection comprises material largely of Montgomeryshire interest and includes parochial records, transcripts from parish registers, extracts from probate records (some of Merionethshire interest) and genealogical records, and extracts from printed works relating to Montgomeryshire.

Bennett, Richard, 1860-1937

Scott & Fowler, Gloucester (Solicitors) Collection of Denbighshire Deeds,

  • GB 0210 SCOLER
  • Fonds
  • 1555-1875 /

Deeds and documents, 1555-1875, relating to properties in the counties of Pembrokeshire, Anglesey, Montgomeryshire; deeds, 1696-1868, of lands in the parishes of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Llanelidan, Efenechtyd, and Llanfwrog, Denbighshire; and documents, 1735-1868, relating to the Eyarth Estate, Denbighshire.

Scott & Fowler, Solicitors.

T. E. Gwynne - Montgomeryshire Marriage Index.

  • Open Shelves: Microform Reading Room
  • File
  • 2001

Mr Gwynne kindly allowed the Library to produce print-outs of his database, comprising an index to Montgomeryshire marriages extracted from parish registers and bishop's transcripts, dating from the sixteenth century onwards.

Gwynne, T.E. (Thomas E.),

Teitlau baledi, &c.

  • NLW MS 5421C.
  • File
  • [c. 1925]

Transcripts of the titles of Welsh ballads contained in a manuscript at one time [1925] in the possession of Hugh Davies, Lluest, Llangadfan, Montgomeryshire, together with transcripts by Hugh Davies of the titles of books of local Montgomeryshire interest, with notes by the transcriber on the authors and subjects of the ballads and books.

Davies, Hugh, Llangadfan

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