GB 0210 JAMOHN
James R. John Collection of Aberystwyth Deeds,
- 1810-1892 (predominantly 1810-1855) (accumulated [pre 1961]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
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.
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.
Conditions of access and use area
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
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from name of depositor. The material collected by James R. John pre-dates his birth.
Virtua system control number
Name access points
- John, James R. (Creator)
Genre access points
Description control area
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
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).