Fonds GB 0210 JAMOHN - James R. John Collection of Aberystwyth Deeds,

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James R. John Collection of Aberystwyth Deeds,


  • 1810-1892 (predominantly 1810-1855) (accumulated [pre 1961]) / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

James R. John, of Swansea, Glamorgan [alive 1960-1961], accumulated a group of 19th century deeds and documents relating to the town of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.

Archival history

John's source for, or link to, the collection is not known.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by James R. John, Swansea, 1961.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Deeds, 1810-1892, collected by James R. John, relating to properties in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.

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 into the following: documents referring to land and premises located between Chapel Row, Corporation Street and Portland Street, in Aberystwyth; and documents relating to land and premises in Pier Street, Aberysywyth.

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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

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

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Title supplied from name of depositor. The material collected by James R. John pre-dates his birth.

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Institution identifier

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, Schedule of James R. John Papers; Lewis, W. J., A Fashionable Watering Place: Aberystwyth (Aberystwyth, 1990).

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  • Text: James R. John Collection of Aberystwyth Deeds.