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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.

Wigfair Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 WIGFAIR
  • Fonds
  • 1229-1230, 1273-1898 /

Records, mainly title deeds, 1229-1907, of the Hafodunos estate, Denbighshire, and the Wigfair estate, Flintshire, together with manuscript volumes containing mainly family and estate correspondence, mainly 18-19 centuries, including correspondence of John Lloyd (1749-1815) 'The Philosopher', 1766-1814, letters to Robert Howard, Collector of Customs at Conwy, Caernarfonshire, 1735-1775, letters of the Rev. Richard Howard, 1807-1858, papers, [c.1740]-[c.1748], relating to Hugh Howard of Mahim, Bombay, formerly of St Andrews Holborn, London; and accounts, letters and other papers of the Llandudno New Mine Company, 1815-1821, a copper mining venture.

Lloyd family, of Hafodunos, Denbighshire and Wigfair, Flintshire

Carreglwyd Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 CARWYD
  • Fonds
  • 1329-1864 (predominantly 1500-1780) /

Estate records, mainly title deeds, of the Carreg-lwyd and Berw estates, Anglesey, and family papers, mainly correspondence, of the Griffith family of Carreg-lwyd and the Holland family of Berw, 1329-1864, including valuable early 17th century papers relating to affairs of state, accumulated by John Griffith, secretary to Henry Howard (1540-1614), 1st earl of Northampton, Keeper of the Privy Seal, 1608-1614, and First Commissioner of the Treasury, 1612-1614; accounts and papers relating to the administration of the county of Anglesey, including muster rolls, 1602-1656, mainly for the hundreds of Tindaethwy, Menai and Talybolion; mise, window, house and land tax assessments, 1653-1764, mainly for the hundreds of Tindaethwy, Menai and Talybolion; rentals of Crown lands in the same hundreds; 1503-1737; papers of Dr William Griffith (1597-1648), successively chancellor of the dioceses ofSt Asaph and Bangor, and Commissioner of North Wales from 1633; account of the funerals of Elizabeth I and James I, [1625], and a census of the inhabitants of the parish of Llanfaethlu, Anglesey, August 1690.

Griffith family, of Carreglwyd and Berw.

D. Rhys Phillips Papers,

  • GB 0210 DRHYSIPS
  • Fonds
  • 1622-1951 (accumulated [c.1875-1951]) /

Research and original papers acquired by D. Rhys Phillips, mainly towards a history of the vale of Neath, 1622-1897, including extracts from the letter-books of Alfred Fox of the Neath Abbey Coal Co., 1820-1858, and accounts of the Vale of Neath Railway, 1850-1862; and material towards a history of Swansea, 1622-1814. Papers relating to Nonconformity, 1657-1921, music and hymn books, 1820-1933, Neath Abbey Coal Co., 1865-1874, dialect words, place names, tribannau Morgannwg, poetry, proverbs and folklore, 1896-1948. Correspondence, 1855-1951.

Phillips, D. Rhys (David Rhys), 1862-1952

Milborne Family Papers and Documents,

  • GB 0210 MILBORNE
  • Fonds
  • [c.1231]-[c.1811] /

Estate and family records of the Gunter family of the Priory, Abergavenny, [c.1545]-^[ITc.1712], and the Milborne family of Wonastow, Monmouthshire,and earlier of Milborne Port, Somerset, comprising deeds relating to properties in Monmouthshire, Breconshire and Herefordshire, [c.1231], 1282-1810, but mainly 1450-1750, records relating to the manors of Wonastow, Grosmont, Skenfrith, and Whitecastle, 1480-1625, accounts, 1698-1765; family correspondence of the Gunter and Milborne families, [c.1621]-[c.1811]; and accounts of Charles Milborne in the Pipe Office, 1699-1730.

Milborne-Swinnerton-Pilkington family, of Wonastow Court

Henry Rumsey Williams Papers,

  • GB 0210 RUMWILLIAMS
  • Fonds
  • 1634-1928 /

Papers, 1634-1928, mostly deriving from and relating to the legal practice of Henry Rumsey Williams, comprising draft conveyances, abstracts of title, letters, accounts and miscellaneous papers of clients, including the estate of Wynn of Glynllifon, 1719-1840, the Griffiths family of Caernarfon and Amwlch, 1726-[1830s], Jared Jackson, 1760-1836, Plasgwyn estate, 1761-1846, Cefn Cwmwd estate, 1763-1828, Coed Helen estate, 1770-1838, Trergo estate, 1771-1832, Parry family, 1773-1788, Peniarth estate, 1773-1830, Orielton estate, 1774-1814, Bodior estate, 1778-1837, Faenol estate, 1778-1840, Arnold Robinson Burrowes, 1785-1837, Grindley family, [c. 1786]-1842, Morgan family, 1787-1839, Treiorwerth estate, 1787-1844, Evan Pritchard, 1788-1813, John Price, 1790-1844 Caerhun estate, 1791-1834, W. A. Madocks, 1799-1824, Nancall estate, 1802-1837, Morris Griffith, 1804-1832, Edward Griffith Roberts, 1805-1827, William Humphrey, 1805-1833, Plas Llanfair estate, 1805-1837, Baily Williams family, 1806-1838, Richard Garnons, 1809-1837, Cefn Hengwrt estate, 1810-1815, George Bettiss, 1810-1831, William Edwards, 1811-1836, Penrhyn estate, 1811-1837, Wyatt family, 1813-1835, Gelli Goch estate, 1815-1831, Anna Maria Wynne, 1816-1833, Robert Thomas, 1818-1839, Roberts family, 1818-1840, Bodegroes estate, 1819-1836, Hughes, Brydges and Granville, bankers, 1819-1840, Vickers family, 1820-1833, Boston estate, 1820-1839, Owen Griffith, 1822-1846, George Holmes Jackson, 1823-1841, the Rev. Hugh Hughes Wynne, 1831-1848, John Rowlands, 1832-1841, and Edward Hosier Williams, 1833, in Caernarfonshire, Anglesey, Denbighshire, and Merionethshire; legal correspondence, 1790-1848, probate records, 1727-1871, and papers relating to civil cases, 1757-1850, religion, 1788-1842, mining, 1779-1842, quarrying, 1798-1840, shipping, 1778- [c. 1841], roads and railways, 1834-1839; legal practice records, 1804-1841, and executorship papers, 1841-1855, belonging to Henry Rumsey Williams, and records of his family in Brecknockshire, Monmouthshire and Caernarfonshire, 1881-1928. Records relating to William's political activities have not survived.

Williams, Henry Rumsey, 1774-1841.

Ruthin Lordship Records

  • GB 0210 RUTHIN
  • Fonds
  • 1334-1854

Rentals, surveys and accounts, 1334-1852, relating mainly to the lordship of Ruthin or Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire; court records of the lordship of Ruthin, 1439-1850, including court books, 1718-1817, and court files, 1741-1849; estate correspondence, [early 17 cent.]-1848; and deeds, 1444-1854, relating to the lands of the lordship of Ruthin, mainly in Denbighshire. Most of the records relate to the period when the lordship was owned by the Myddelton family of Chirk Castle.

Myddelton family, of Gwaenynog, Denbigh, Chirk and Ruthin, Denbighshire, London, and Essex

Llwyngwair Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 LLWAIR
  • Fonds
  • 1503-1957 /

Manuscripts and records of the Llwyngwair estate in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, and of associated families, particularly the Bevans of Laugharne, including account books and rentals, 1689-1957; deeds, 1549-1884; manuscript maps of parts of the estate, 18-20 cent.; records of the Llwyngwair Estates Company, 1937-1953; accounts with traders in London, Cardigan, and of the Crymmych Arms, 1869-1903, accounts of servants' wages, 1914-1931; newspaper cuttings of family and local interest, 1866-1912; game and fishing registers, 1852-1940; and an album of photographs.

Bowen family, of Llwyngwair

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