- 1835-1934. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
William Williams was minister at Maengwyn Welsh Presbyterian church, Machynlleth and Derwenlas, between 1951 and 1985. He was married to Myfi Williams, who died in 1986.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Miss Lona Gwilym; Machynlleth; Donation; 1986
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, 1835-1934, relating largely to Montgomeryshire which include poor-rate assessments for Penegoes, 1835-1836; account books of Rhydyfelin Friendly Society, Melinbyrhedyn, 1856-1913; a manuscript of Richard Bennett relating to Methodism in Cemmaes; and an autograph album, 1885-1895.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 22323-22327.
Conditions of access and use area
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 laws apply.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents.
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
October 2005 and July 2009.
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999);