Fonds GB 0210 ROGLES - Roger Knowles Papers

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Roger Knowles Papers


  • 1607-c.1900 (Creation)

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0.015 m3 (2 volumes, 1 box).

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(fl. 1983-2018.)

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Roger J. Knowles of Cannock, co. Staffs., is a collector of ephemera. NLW had a relationship with him between at least 1983 and 2018.

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Purchased from Roger J. Knowles of Cannock, in Nov. 2017.

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Deeds and documents purchased from Roger J. Knowles of Cannock, a collector of ephemera.

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A number of other items purchased from Mr Knowles over the years have been dispersed among other collections, including a Thomas Jones ('Twm Siôn Cati') pedigree roll, 1583 (NLW MS 22338G), deeds relating to the Kemeys family of Cefnmabli, co. Mon., 1638-1804 (NLW Deeds 1377-1382), a Coychurch rental, 1670-1680 (Dunraven 450), letters and accounts relating to the Kemeys and Kemeys-Tynte families of Cefnmabli, co. Glam., 1688-1831 (NLW MS 22041E), deeds re. properties in Cilcennin, Llanrhystud, Llanddeiniol, Llanddewi Aber-arth and Ciliau Aeron, co. Card., 1814-c.1858 (NLW Deeds 1307-1308, 1312), deeds re. properties in Llanfihangel Abercywyn, Meidrim and Carmarthen, co. Carm., 1820-1857 (NLW Deeds 1309-1311), Apthorp pedigree roll, 1841 (NLW MS 22343G), a Llwyn, Nantmel, co. Rad., farming account and memoranda book, 1855-1861 (NLW MS 22189B), a Llwynbryn, co. Rad., farming account and memoranda book, 1855-1911 (NLW MS 22156A), and documents, plans and correspondence re. the Victoria Wells and other properties in Llanwrtyd, co. Brec., 1897-1935 (NLW MS 22034E). Also the Clodock & Michaelchurch Escley Deeds, 1701-1874, and the Criggion Estate Records, 1847-1969.

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No's 7-10. The report of the Royal commission on land in Wales and Monmouthshire (1896), appendix M (Manors), lists Caeo, Glyncothi and Malláen as Crown manors (p. 442). Bwlchcynbyd does not appear to be listed among either the Crown manors or the private manors (p. 458) in Carmarthenshire.

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Compiled by Stephen Benham, Oct. 2018. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Roger Knowles Papers.

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