- 1921-1938 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
i, 110 ff. (some folios blank) ; 330 x 205 mm. and less.
Folios i, 1-51: Alphabetical notebook, quarter leather; label of William Lewis (Printers) Ltd, Cardiff, inside front cover.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr Henry Harris; Ystrad Rhondda; Donation (with NLW MSS 16265-6B); March 1943
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Notebook of Henry Harris, Ystrad Rhondda, begun in 1921, containing lists of place-names and field names in the Rhondda. Some of the names are taken from a tithe map of 1847 (ff. i, 1-51).
Also included is a typescript list of the same place-names, on loose sheets, the names numbered and in alphabetical order (ff. 52-98); typescript and manuscript notes, [?1938], on the Rhondda in the year 1737, including transcripts of Overseers of the Poor accounts (ff. 103-109); notes, 1938, relating to bird life in the Rhondda (f. 110); and three letters to Harris, October 1921-May 1928, including two from M. H. Jones, Penllwyn (ff. 99-102).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
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Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, some Welsh.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 16264D.
Virtua system control number
Name access points
- Jones, M. H. (Morgan Hugh), 1873-1930. (Subject)
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
November 2007 and July 2014.
Description compiled by Bethan Ifan, and revised by Rhys Morgan Jones;