File NLW ex 2057 - Llandovery and the founding of the Welsh Rugby Union

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NLW ex 2057


Llandovery and the founding of the Welsh Rugby Union


  • 1979-1980 (Creation)

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50 items

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Rhoddwyd gan Mr John Jenkins, Meisgyn, Pontyclun, Medi 2000.; A2000/57

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A file of papers, 1979-1980, accumulated by John Jenkins relating to the claims of Llandovery College and Llandovery Town Rugby Football Club to be founder members of the Welsh Rugby Union at an inaugural meeting held at the Castle Hotel, Neath, 12 March 1881; including letters to and from John Jenkins, the Welsh Rugby Union and the historian Dr Gareth Williams; evidence provided by John Jenkins in support of Llandovery College; press cuttings and press releases.

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Accruals not expected

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No restriction

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Usual copyright laws apply

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English; some Welsh

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Preferred citation: NLW ex 2057

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  • Text: NLW ex 2057.