GB 0210 GIVMAS
Papurau G. Ivor Thomas,
- 1838-1994 (accumulated 1951-1994) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.036 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator
The Rev. Gwilym Ivor Thomas (b. 1920), of Llan-non, Cardiganshire, graduated from St David's University College in 1941. He entered the church and was curate of two parishes in Carmarthenshire between 1943 and 1953. He was vicar of Ambleston and St Dogwells in Pembrokeshire, 1953-1962, vicar of Llansanffraid in Cardiganshire, 1962-1970, Llansanffraid and Llanbadarn Trefeglwys, 1970-1985, and rural dean of Glyn Aeron, 1978-1985, before retiring in 1985. He also researched and wrote on aspects of Cardiganshire local history.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Rev. G. Ivor Thomas, Dyfed, 1985, and deposited by him, 1995.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of G. Ivor Thomas, 1838-1994, including annual reports of several parish churches in Cardiganshire, 1969-1983; papers relating to Ysgol Myfennydd, Llanrhystud, Dyfed, 1984-1985; account books, 1838-1878, including a cereal trading log book of Felinfor Brewery [later Aberclydan], Llan-non, 1838-1840, and account books, 1845-78, concerning the shipping activities of the Owens family of Hope, Llan-non; records relating to the schooner `Eagle Eyed' of New Quay, 1845-1917; letters to Thomas, 1969-1994; printed and typescript items, 1951-1989; press cuttings, 1977-1992; research notes and drafts of articles and lectures; and miscellaneous photographs, .
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
The 1985 accession is a box of miscellaneous papers; the 1995 accession is arranged into: account books; the schooner 'Eagle Eyed'; personal and research papers.
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
The usual copyright regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the summary is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986, p. 77, 1995, pp. 55-56, at the National Library of Wales.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Thomas, G. Ivor, 'Captain John Richards (1813-1903) and the 'Eagle Eyed' (1858-1897)', Ceredigion, vol. 10, no. 4 (1987), 373-81.
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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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 Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986, 1995; Crockford's Clerical Directory 2004/2005 (London: 2003), p.783.