GB 0210 GLAMON
Glamorgan and Monmouthshire Deeds,
- 1727-1945 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.149 cubic metres (10 boxes)
Name of creator
Bythway and Son were a firm of solicitors at Pontypool, Monmouthshire, who accumulated a collection of deeds and other documents, relating mainly to Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire.
Some were acquired by Castle Hill Books from Mr Clive Smith.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Purchased from Castle Hill Books (Peter Newman), Kington, Herefordshire, England, 1991. Further records were purchased from Mr Clive Smith, Dunmow, Essex, England, 1992.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and documents, 1727-1940, of the clients of Bythway and Son, relating mainly to properties in the counties of Monmouthshire, 1727-1940, and Glamorgan, 1823-1937; material relating to properties in Merionethshire, 1876; and Cardiganshire, 1847-1876; and deeds relating to properties in Cumberland, 1850; Gloucestershire, 1840; Lancashire, 1880-1945; and miscellaneous papers, 1831-1918.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records purchased by the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged in the following groups: Monmouthshire; Glamorganshire; Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire; Cardiganshire; Merionethshire; Cumberland; Gloucestershire; Lancashire; and miscellaneous.
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 in Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, pp. 34-35, 1993, pp. 21-22, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogues are available online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds
Virtua system control number
Name access points
- Bythway and Son. (Creator)
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: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, 1993; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units, (Cardiff, 1969).