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Donald H. Jones (Neath Antiquarian Society) Archives,
- 1587-1939 (accumulated [c. 1945]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator
Donald H. Jones, FSA Scot., was a secretary to the Neath Antiquarian Society, and amassed a collection of documents relating to the Neath area and the Mackworth family of The Gnoll, Neath.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Douglas A. Jones, Newbridge, 1945.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection comprises deeds and documents, 1587-1861, relating mainly to the Mackworth family of Gnoll and to the Gnoll estate; miscellaneous documents, 1801-, mainly relating to Neath; and miscellaneous documents, extracts taken from documents made by Donald H. Jones, mainly of Neath interest; papers relating to meetings, 1923-1933, of the Neath Antiquarian Society; notes made by Donald Jones of tours of north and south Wales; historical and archaeological notes by Donald Jones; a file of letters, 1931-1939, received by Jones; files of press cuttings relating to Neath antiquities, 1925-1935; and many other miscellaneous papers and documents of Neath interest.
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 by record type or subject.
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 compiled from name of creator. Some of the records predate the birth of the creator.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Jones, Donald H. (Creator)
- Neath Antiquarian Society -- Records and correspondence (Subject)
- Neath Antiquarian Society. (Subject)
- Great Britain. Army. 17th Glamorgan Volunteers. (Subject)
- Gnoll Castle Estate (Wales) (Subject)
- Mackworth family, of Gnoll Castle -- Archives (Subject)
- Mackworth family, of Gnoll Castle. (Subject)
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 Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule of Douglas A. Jones Manuscripts and Papers, renamed Donald H. Jones (Neath Antiquarian Society)Archives(nd); Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991).