Fonds GB 0210 LOWLESS - Lowless Collection,

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Lowless Collection,


  • 1856-1946 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

85 items.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Adams family resided at Holyland, Pembrokeshire, from the end of the 16th century until the death of Major John Loftus Adams during the 1940s.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Deposited by Owen F. Lowless, Pembroke Dock, in 1959, and by Messrs Lowless & Lowless in October 1965.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Deeds, 1856-1946, relating to the Holyland estate of the Adams family in Pembrokeshire.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records deposited at NLW have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically by deposit.

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 laws apply.

Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.

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Title based on depositor's name.

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

November 2002.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Mair James.

Archivist's note

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of the Lowless Collection, Lowless and Lowless solicitors website, 4 November 2002;

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