GB 0210 DIXON
Dixon Collection of Mynyddislwyn and Monmouthshire Deeds,
- 1447-1848 (accumulated [19th cent.] x 1949) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.054 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator
Mrs Alice M. Dixon of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, acquired deeds and other documents relating to the history of Monmouthshire, and in particular the parishes of Bedwellty, Mynyddislwyn, Trevethin and Aberystruth. It is possible that the collection of this material was initiated by one of her predecessors in the nineteenth century.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Mrs Alice Dixon, Abergavenny, 1949.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds, 1447-1829, relating mainly to properties in the parishes of Bedwellty, Trevethin, Aberystruth, and Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire; records of the parish of Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire, 1782-1848; pocket-books of David Davies of Penyvan, 1794-1848; and accounts, 1782-1817.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into two series: manuscripts, which include pocket books and notebooks relating to the parish of Mynyddislwyn; and deeds and documents, arranged chronologically.
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
Usual copyright regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from content of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Genre access points
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 Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: National Library of Wales Catalogue of the Dixon Collection; Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire 1901 Homepage, viewed 14 February 2003.