Fonds GB 0210 NLWROLLS - NLW Rolls

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NLW Rolls


  • 1222-2017 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2.516 cubic metres (87 boxes, 2 rolls, 4 packages).

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Archival history

The series 'NLW Rolls' was created in 1992. Many rolls comprised in it had previously been identified by 'NLW Pedigree Box' numbers. These box numbers, now superseded, correspond to NLW Roll numbers. Rolls numbered 299-305 were bequeathed to NLW by Major P. J. Williams, and were until 1992 kept with the other papers which came with his bequest. The remaining items in the series were previously un-numbered, identified only by description (in Annual Reports) and location index. The sources of items are given where they can be ascertained without protracted search. The material of the roll is paper unless otherwise indicated.

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Scope and content

The material listed in this series consists mainly of pedigree rolls. It also comprises a number of letters patent, grants of arms, addresses, outsize documents and non-manuscript items.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained..


Accruals are likely.

System of arrangement

Arranged as follows: Box 1: Rolls 1-15 Box 2: Rolls 16-21 Box 3: Rolls 22-42 Box 4: Rolls 43-55 Box 5: Rolls 56-70 Box 6: Rolls 71-77 Box 7: Rolls 78-87 Box 8: Rolls 88-93 Box 9: Rolls 94-101 Box 10: Rolls 102-8 Box 11: Rolls 109-23 Box 12: Rolls 124-8 Box 13: Rolls 129-36 Box 14: Rolls 137-9 Box 15: Rolls 140-6 Box 16: Rolls 147-53 Box 17: Rolls 154-62 Box 18: Rolls 252-61.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh and Latin.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

August 2006, August 2017.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, List of NLW Rolls.

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