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2017 Purchase

Sub fonds contains papers related to David Lloyd George, Frances Stevenson and Jennifer Longford (nee Stevenson) including letters between Frances and her family, with some sent from the Versailles Peace Conference; letters between David Lloyd George and Jennifer Longford; a handwritten memorandum on the early stages of the Great War; newspaper stories related to Lloyd George's political career and his marriage to Frances Stevenson; papers relating to the adoption of Jennifer Longford; drafts of a film script about Lloyd George; publications by and about Lloyd George; articles about Frances Stevenson's role has Lloyd George's personal secretary; letters of congratulation to Lloyd George on his 80th birthday; and a scrap book of newspaper stories related to 'The Story of Old Japan' and 'The Story of Korea' by Joseph H. Longford.

Lloyd George, Frances, 1888-1972

A. J. Sylvester Papers,

  • GB 0210 AJSYLTER
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1986 /

Papers of A. J. Sylvester, 1909-1986, including shorthand diaries and notebooks, 1912-1953; subject files, 1914-1948, including files relating to the First World War, 1914-1920, the Paris Peace Conference, 1918-1920, Germany and the Second World War, 1936-1944; material relating to the Liberal Party, politics and elections, 1918-1945; Lloyd George family letters and papers, 1912-1985; general correspondence, 1912-1983; and papers relating to A. J. Sylvester's publications, 1945-1986.

Sylvester, Albert James, 1889-

Armed Forces Act 2006 (Amendment)

Speech notes, correspondence, reports and press cuttings relating to the amendment made to the Armed Forces Act of 2006, which granted posthumous pardons to armed forces personnel executed for 'cowardice' and/or 'desertion' during the First World War. Speech notes dated 7 November.


'Collectanea' relating to Bodfari church, churchyard, parish and parish registers, the war of 1914-18, etc.

Cilgwyn Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 CILWYN
  • Fonds
  • 1509-1968 /

The 1933-1934, 1964-1965 and 1985-1986 deposits, listed as Cilgwyn Estate Records Groups I, II and III respectively, comprise estate records and family papers including title deeds, 1509-1949; rentals of the Cilgwyn estate, 1791-1931, and the Paddington estate, 1792-1921; ledgers, 1882-1936; letter books and estate correspondence, 1825-1935; personal correspondence and papers, including papers relating to the military career of Edward Crawford Lloyd Fitzwilliams, 1890-1934, during the Boer War, including diaries, 1899-1901, and the First World War (British Adriatic Mission, Northern Command, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force), and to the medical career of Gerard Lloyd Hall Fitzwilliams in the Far East, Africa, United States and Europe, 1902-1932, and including Russia, 1917-1918, and a letter book of Edward Hall (first secretary of the Whig Club) containing copies of letters written to his brother and uncle in Kingston, Jamaica, 1783-1795; records of the borough of Adpar, Cardiganshire, including rentals, [1670]-[1696], and court leet books, 1709-1741; records of the New Quay Harbour Company, 1834-1900 and the Llandysul Market Company, 1837-1858; ships' log books, 1893-1897; and parochial papers of the parish of Paddington, 1730-1803, acquired and inherited by Benjamin Crompton as churchwarden and overseer of the poor, including land tax assessments, 1758-1791, account book, 1774-1777, of fees paid for burials in the new church, and apprenticeship indentures of pauper children, 1762-1776. -- The 2002 deposit includes family and personal papers, 1790-1960, correspondence, 1873-1939, rentals, 1850-1941, and other estate papers, 1865-[c.1953]. The 2006 deposit comprises a bundle of deeds and related papers relating to the Gelligadrog estate, 1866-1954.

Fitzwilliams family, of Cilgwyn, Cardiganshire and Paddington, Middlesex

David Jones letters to Valerie Wynne-Williams

  • NLW MS 24167i-iiiE.
  • File
  • 1958-1974

One hundred and twenty-four autograph letters, 1959-1974, from painter-poet David ('Dafydd') Jones, all addressed to Valerie ('Elri') Wynne-Williams (née Price), with the exception of two to her husband Michael ('Mihangel') (ff. 54, 112-113) and one to them both (ff. 55-56), discussing a variety of topics including his, and her, health and living conditions, his work, his friends, the Welsh language and Welsh history and politics. Some letters are illustrated with coloured pencil, pen and ink drawings, mainly of animals and flowers (ff. 8, 32, 33, 45 verso, 46 verso-47, 48 verso, 76, 103, 104 verso, 152), inscriptions (ff. 9, 34, 124 verso, 128, 136 verso) and sketch maps of Harrow (ff. 143, 144).
There are references throughout to friends and correspondents including Saunders Lewis (ff. 2-11 passim, 42-188 passim), Harman Grisewood (ff. 4-192 verso passim), René Hague (ff. 42 verso-187 passim), David Blamires (ff. 160, 186, 190 verso, 192), Louis Bonnerot (ff. 123, 186 verso), Tom Burns (ff. 13, 14 verso, 48, 64 verso, 68 verso, 77, 85 verso, 86 verso, 89 verso, 110, 116, 140 recto-verso, 188 verso), Douglas Cleverdon (ff. 68 verso, 160 verso, 162, 163 verso, 187), Aneirin Talfan Davies (ff. 9 verso, 11, 14 verso, 16, 33 verso, 63 verso, 71 verso, 123, 124, 128, 129 verso, 154 verso, 162), Clarissa Eden (f. 107 verso), T. S. Eliot (ff. 51 recto-verso, 62 verso, 67 verso, 69 verso, 71, 73, 74, 85), Gwynfor Evans (ff. 29 verso, 31, 131-192 verso passim), Illtud Evans (f. 6, 11 recto-verso, 37, 46 verso, 57, 61), Arthur Giardelli (ff. 150, 151 verso, 171 verso, 186), Eric Gill (ff. 45 verso, 66, 67 verso, 68 verso, 121), Stanley Honeyman (ff. 84, 140, 154 verso, 159 verso), Morag Owen (ff. 59, 98, 140), Catherine Rousseau (née Ivainer) (ff. 36 verso-127 passim), Stephen Spender (ff. 81 verso-82, 83 verso, 91), Bill Stevenson (f. 158 verso) and Helen Sutherland (ff. 68, 97 verso, 157). There are also occasional references to Desmond Chute (f. 120 verso), Idris Foster (ff. 60 verso, 63 verso), Philip Jones Griffiths (ff. 1, 131), David Lloyd George (ff. 108 verso-109, 127 verso), Megan Lloyd George (ff. 18 verso, 20, 21-22), J. D. Innes (f. 49 verso), Augustus John (f. 85 verso), Alun Oldfield-Davies (ff. 37, 77), Tristram Powell (ff. 142 recto-verso, 144), Caradog Prichard (ff. 19 verso, 77, 108), Kathleen Raine (f. 59 verso), Keidrych Rhys (ff. 6 verso, 8, 9, 16, 30 verso, 36 verso), Meic Stephens (ff. 171, 175), Vernon Watkins (ff. 47, 128 verso), D. J. Williams (f. 106 recto-verso), Kyffin Williams (ff. 49, 63, 77) and R. O. F. Wynne and his family (ff. 61, 62, 63, 64 verso, 67 verso, 81, 94 verso, 96 verso¸ 98, 130 verso), and brief reminiscences of his experiences during the First World War (ff. 70 recto-verso, 76, 79 recto-verso, 108 verso-109, 130 recto-verso, 151 verso, 164). Also included is a copy of his letter, dated 10 August 1959, to Megan Lloyd George (f. 21; for her reply see NLW, David Jones (Artist and Writer) Papers CT3/3, f. 247); cuttings of letters to the Times by David Jones, Valerie Price and others, 1958 (ff. 193-196); and a copy of a 1959 photograph of the two by Philip Jones Griffiths (f. 197). The letter of 23 September 1973 (ff. 178-179 verso) was published under the title 'Yr Iaith' in Planet, 21 (January 1974), 3-5.

Jones, David, 1895-1974

Draft memorandum regarding the early stages of the First World War

Draft of memorandum, partly in the hand of Lloyd George and partly in the hand of Frances Stevenson, regarding the early stages of the First World War, and particularly the recruitment numbers, the impact of trench warfare, the munitions problems, the training of soldiers, military strategy on the eastern and western fronts, and the development of weapons..

General letters to O. M. Edwards

The file includes letters from J. Mortimer Angus, J. H. Davies, J. Gwenogvryn Evans, H. J. Fleure, Annie J. Hughes Griffiths, John Hinds (2), J. Seymour Rees (2), and D. J. Williams.

Angus, J. Mortimer (John Mortimer), 1850-1945

Gwendoline E. Davies, Plas Dinam,

The letters, [1914]-[1919], refer to the events of the First World War and to developments at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, notably the teaching of music at the college.

Davies, Gwendoline Elizabeth, ca. 1882-1951

Let us sleep now

File contains material related to "Let us sleep now", including scripts, bills etc..

Letters from Ifan ab Owen Edwards to his family

The series comprises letters written by Ifan ab Owen Edwards to his family, mainly his parents and sister Haf, primarily from Llanuwchllyn, the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and France during the First World War. They describe his daily routine at university and whilst on active service.

Letters from Paul Stevenson to members of his family

The letters were written by Paul Stevenson to either of his parents or to one of his sisters Frances or Muriel. Most of the letters describe Paul's experiences while on active service in France in the trenches during the first world war where he was killed in action in 1915. There are some references to contemporary international events and developments.


Seven holograph letters and one telegram, 1885-1915 and undated, from G[riffith] Hartwell Jones, rector of Nutfield, Surrey, to his uncle [Evan Jones] at [Portmadoc and] Llanrwst. Written from Llandovery, Rhyl, Nutfield, and Llandudno, they relate to the troubles of the writer's brother 'Willie' and a request to conceal his connection with the Army; the writer's travels; the authorship of a cutting; the receipt of newspapers; the death of the writer's aunt (1898); the connection of 'Pyll Glan Conwy' with the Lewis Morris press; destruction caused by World War I; etc.

Griffith Hartwell Jones.

Lloyd George correspondence

Over two hundred letters, 1898-1915, and related papers, [c. 1904]-[c. 1919], of David Lloyd George, 1st earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor. The bulk of the correspondence is addressed to Lloyd George but there are also a few notes in Lloyd George's hand. Most of the letters relate to Welsh affairs, and in particular to the Disestablishment question and the contentious Welsh Church Commission, 1906-1907; other subjects include education, the investiture of the Prince of Wales, 1911, and the First World War. For the most part the correspondents are Welsh politicians and public figures; there are also letters from the 1st earl of Halifax (1) 1914, Randall Davidson, archbishop of Canterbury (1) 1906, and Herbert Gladstone (2) 1907-1910. The main correspondents are A.G. Edwards, bishop of St Asaph (5) 1906-1915, Sir Francis Edwards, MP (18) 1903-1915, Sir Samuel T. Evans, MP (6) 1907-1908, Sir Henry Jones (8) 1906-1907, Sir J. Herbert Lewis, MP (5) 1906-1907, Sir J. Herbert Roberts, MP (9) 1906-1907, and W. Llewelyn Williams, MP (21) 1906-1915.

Llythyrau D. R. Daniel,

  • NLW MS 12293C.
  • File
  • 1899, 1918-1930 /

Two holograph letters from David Robert Daniel, organising agent, North Wales Quarrymen's Union, from Fourcrosses, Chwilog, to [David] Lloyd Humphreys [of Blaenau Ffestiniog, aft. of Pwllheli], 1899 (labour relations in the North Wales slate industry), and twenty holograph letters and post cards from D. R. Daniel, Camberwell, etc., to J[ohn] Lloyd Humphreys, Dolawel, Blaenau Ffestiniog [brother of David Lloyd Humphreys, and quarry manager, etc.], 1918-1930 and undated (books, World War I, an appreciation of [J.] Glyn Davies, the writer's health, the collection of dialect terms, an appreciation of W. Llewelyn Williams, comments on [John Davies] 'Siôn Gymro', parliamentary elections and current politics, the preservation of the Welsh language, observations on [Elfennau Gwleidyddiaeth by J.] Jones Roberts, personal, news of friends, etc.).

Daniel, David R. (David Robert), 1859-1931

Lord Davies of Llandinam Papers,

  • GB 0210 LDDNAM
  • Fonds
  • 1788-2015

Papers of David Davies, the first Baron Davies of Llandinam (1880-1944), along with papers of other members of the family, David Davies (1818-1890), Edward Davies (1852–1898), Revd. Gwilym Davies (1879-1955), Gwendoline Elizabeth Davies (1882-1951) and Mary Sidney Davies (1884-1963). They reflect Lord Davies varied business and political interests and include the records of the New Commonwealth Society, papers related to the League of Nations Union Welsh National Council, the first and second world wars, the Temple of Peace, the King Edward VII Welsh National Memorial Institute, the National Library of Wales, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, University of Wales Aberystwyth, Davies’s coal and railway interests, international affairs, drafts and copies of Davies’s publications mainly on international relations, papers of the David Davies Memorial Institute and papers related to Gregynog Press.

Davies, David Davies, Baron, 1880-1944

Miscellaneous and stray items

The file includes a typescript 'Political Operation Order', 6 December 1916, namely spoof regulations for the departure of the Asquith family from 10 Downing Street and the arrival of the Lloyd Georges; and a memorandum, 5 May 1936, prepared by A. J. Sylvester for D. Lloyd George on the likely reconstruction of the National Government.

Sylvester, Albert James, 1889-

Miscellaneous family letters,

A group of stray letters penned by various members of the Stevenson family or sent to them. The most significant items are three letters, 1915, from Frances to Paul Stevenson giving him news when he was on active service in France.

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