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Ywain Goronwy ap Griffith papers

  • GB 0210 YWAITH
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1953

Professional papers of Ywain Goronwy ap Griffith comprising agreements, specifications, plans and correspondence, 1927-53, mainly relating to the alteration, repair and erection of new buildings, both private and public, in Merionethshire, Montgomeryshire and Caernarfonshire; files relating to work done in the diocese of Bangor, mainly in the form of alterations and repairs to vicarages, 1932-1952; and papers, 1920-40, relating to the redemption of tithe rent-charges in various parishes of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Cardiganshire and Merionethshire.

Ap Griffith, Ywain Goronwy, 1882-1963

Ystradgynlais and Swansea Colliery Company Records,

  • Fonds
  • 1803-1936 /

Records of the Ystradgynlais and Swansea Colliery Company, 1803-1936, comprising minute book of meetings of directors and shareholders, 1874-1936, share ledger, 1874-1886, and deeds and documents of the company, relating mainly to the Ystrad-fawr estate, Ystradgynlais, Brecknockshire, 1803-1903.

Ystradgynlais and Swansea Colliery Company.

Ynysymaengwyn Estate (Miscellaneous Papers),

  • GB 0210 YNYWYN
  • Fonds
  • 1878-[c.1947]

Estate account books, 1900-1911, 1916-1917, and miscellaneous documents relating to the Ynysymaengwyn (Ynysmaengwyn) estate, 1907-1940.

Corbet family, of Ynysymaengwyn.

'Yes for Wales' 1997 Referendum Campaign Records,

  • GB 0210 YESWAL
  • Fonds
  • 1995-1998 /

The collection comprises: Group 1: papers, 1997-1998, deriving from the Cardiff HQ of the 'Yes for Wales' campaign, including correspondence, strategy papers, minutes of committees and sub-groups, campaign materials, conference papers, financial papers, material emanating from the various Yes Supporting Groups, and papers deriving from several local support groups, among them Swansea, Pontypridd, Ceredigion and Neath. Group 2 consists of correspondence, press releases, governmental publications, strategy papers and campaign materials, 1997-1998. Group 3 comprises correspondence, minutes and agenda, strategy papers, financial papers, membership papers, press and media papers, newsletters, volumes of press cuttings, papers relating to each of the political parties in Wales, other support groups and a few papers relating to the 'No' campaign in 1997.

Yes for Wales (Organisation).

Wynnstay Estate Records

  • GB 0210 WYNNSTAY
  • Fonds
  • 1183-1957

Estate and family records, 1183-1957, of the Wynn and Williams Wynn family of Wynnstay, Denbighshire. The archive includes a group of architectural drawings, c. 1770, by James Byres; a group of early charters and deeds, 1183-1676, from the Cistercian Abbey of Strata Marcella (Ystrad Marchell) near Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, and elsewhere; antiquarian, legal and literary manuscripts; account rolls of Sir Richard Wynn, Treasurer to Queen Henrietta Maria, 1627-1649; manorial records relating to manors and boroughs in Denbighshire, Montgomeryshire and Shropshire, 1364-1895 (1934-40 and 1952 deposits); parliamentary election papers for Anglesey, Cardigan (county and borough), Denbighshire, Flintshire and Montgomeryshire, 1621-1883; family and estate correspondence, including part of that of Sir William Williams (1634-1700), Speaker of the House of Commons; rentals and account books, 1300-1925 (preserved in an almost unbroken series from the time of Sir William Williams); over 5000 title deeds and documents, [pre-1290]-[c. 1910], mainly relating to properties in the six North Wales counties and Shropshire, including records for Glascoed and Llanforda, Llwydiarth, Llangedwyn and Glanllyn, Plas-y-Ward, Rhiwgoch and Mathafarn, estates acquired either by marriage or purchase in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; together with papers relating to administration of the estates, 1573-1946; family papers, 1499-1913, county and central government administration papers, 1608-1880; two discrete groups of Much Wenlock estate records, 1534-1860, and Nantcriba estate records, 1381-1680; and various maps. There is an additional group of papers relating to the Wynnstay estate which came from the office of Longueville Gittins solicitors, Oswestry, dated 1582-1957.

Williams Wynn family, of Wynnstay

Wynn (of Gwydir) Papers,

  • GB 0210 GWYDIR
  • Fonds
  • 1515-[c. 1684] /

Personal papers and especially papers relating to the public offices of members of the Wynn family of Gwydir, Caernarfonshire. These include letters and orders from the Privy Council and from Thomas Gerard, Ralph Eure, William, earl of Northampton, etc., as Lords President of the Council of Wales and the Marches to Sir John Wynn, 1st baronet, relating to the government of Caernarfonshire and the mustering of soldiers for various wars. The papers from the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary chiefly relate to preparations for wars in Scotland and France, whilst the papers from the reign of Elizabeth I chiefly relate to preparations for wars in Ireland and against Spain. The archive also includes papers relating to the Civil war and to elections in Caernarfonshire. The archive is an important source for local administration in late sixteeenth and seventeenth century Wales and for the relationship between local and central government. Most of the papers relating to the Gwydir estate for this period have not survived.

Wynn family, of Gwydir

Wynford Vaughan-Thomas Papers,

  • GB 0210 WYNMAS
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1986 (accumulated [1908]-1986) /

Papers of Wynford Vaughan Thomas, 1850-1986, including war despatches, 1943-1945; papers relating to Indian independence, 1947; scripts of radio programmes on the Middle East, 1956; papers relating to state occasions, 1950-1956; notes for a proposed book on the river Niger, 1961-1963; manuscript and typescript copies of stories, articles, lectures, etc., 1947-1964; scripts of radio and TV programmes and proposed programmes, 1946-[1980s]; notes for proposed works on autobiography, 'Journeys', the River Niger, and Welsh history, [1950s]-1984; manuscripts, notes and typescripts for the published works Anzio, Madly in all directions, Shell Guide to Wales, Portrait of Gower, and Trust to talk, 1958-1980; travel journals, 1947-1964, recording visits to India, West Indies, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Hong Kong and Singapore; notebooks containing notes, drawings and miscellanea, [1947]-[1960s]; financial papers, 1945-1973; correspondence, 1936-1986; papers relating to wine, 1980-1984; papers relating to Dylan Thomas and his literary estate, 1955-1974; family papers, 1895-1950; press cuttings relating to his broadcasting career, 1937-1978; papers relating to Botticelli's painting, 'Primavera', 1945-1988; and miscellaneous papers, mainly printed, 1850-1974.

Vaughan-Thomas, Wynford, 1908-1987

Wynford Davies Papers,

  • Fonds
  • 1961-[1980s] /

Research papers of Wynford Davies, 1961-1980s, mainly on educational matters, including notes compiled by him in preparing his book, The Curriculum & Organization of the County Intermediate Schools, 1880-1926 (1989); research papers on intermediate education in Wales, 1970s-1980s and correspondence on small rural schools, 1961-1966.

Davies, Wynford, 1914-1987.

Wyndham Powell Records,

  • Wyndham Powell Records
  • Fonds
  • 1692-1969

Solicitors' personal and clients' papers accumulated by the depositor. The Montgomeryshire papers derive from early in the depositor's career, as a solicitor in Newtown. Some of the Ceredigion papers in clients' files derive from Griffith Jones of Aberystwyth, solicitor (1880), later of Aberllolwyn, esq. (1890), while other papers relate to his personal affairs. Other papers derive from the practice of R. Geddes Smith of Aberystwyth, solicitor (1882-1887), which became Smith Owen & Davies [Robert Geddes Smith, William Pierce Owen and William Davies] (1890s), Smith, Davies & Evans [C. Denham Evans] (1910s), Smith Davies & Co., and Smith Jessop & Tomley (late 1960s-early 1970s).

Wyn Roberts Diaries,

  • GB 0210 WYNROBRT
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1996 /

The political diaries of Lord Roberts of Conwy from 1970 to 1996 divided into 18 volumes. The diaries cover most of Lord Roberts' time as Member of Parliament for Conwy and his entire career at the Welsh Office and include letters, newpaper cuttings and pictures added by Lord Roberts. Many subject are covered including the establishment of S4C, Welsh language legislation, inward investment, the Falklands War, the Gulf War, Northern Ireland, the bombing of the Conservative Party conference in Brighton by the IRA in 1984, general elections and the European Union.

Roberts, Wyn, 1930-2013

Wrexham Home for Friendless and Destitute Girls Records,

  • GB 0210 WREXDEST
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1936 /

Records of the Home for Friendless and Destitute Girls, Wrexham, including two minute books, 1903-1934, two receipt and payment books, 1917-1936, eight collecting and receipt books, 1915-1934, a copy of the forty-third annual report, 1933, and a copy of an order of the Charity Commissioners establishing a new charity, 1936.

Wrexham Home for Friendless and Destitute Girls.

WMA: Cofnodion Eglwys Gymraeg Birmingham

  • [WMA: Cofnodion Eglwys Gymraeg Birmingham]
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1989

Cofnodion, c. 1909-1989, yn gyfrolau a rhai papurau rhydd, yn ymwneud รข Eglwys Fethodistaidd Gymraeg Birmingham.

W.J.H. Watkins Papers,

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1968 /

Papers of William Humphrey Watkins, 1912-1968, comprising 'English literature of travel from 1350-1750' (unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Wales), 1919; album containing cuttings, photographs and illustrations, mainly relating to natural history in Radnorshire, [1912]-1914; copies of W. J. H. Watkins and H. S. L. Watkins, 'How to Look at Geographical Pictures', First Series, 6th edn (1966) and Second Series, 4th-6th edn (1964-1967), with related photographs, notes, correspondence and other papers, [1960s]; notes on education in Llanfihangel Rhydithion, Radnorshire, 1848-1920, by William Watkins, [1930s]; and correspondence, 1958-1963.

Watkins, W. J. H. (William J. Humphrey), 1884-1975

Winifred Coombe Tennant Papers

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1957, 1973

Papers of Winifred Coombe Tennant, 1897-1957, relating to her activities with Gorsedd y Beirdd and the National Eisteddfod of Wales, and also including correspondence with artists, patrons and art administrators and related material concerning her patronage of the arts in Wales; together with her diaries, 1897-1955.

Coombe Tennant, Winifred, 1874-1956.

Williams, Gittins and Tomley Records,

  • GB 0210 WILLGIT
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1972 /

The archive comprises the records of Messrs J. and A. Davies, Llanidloes, including account books, 1927-1972, a bill book, 1957-1965, and a letter book, 1958-1962; and miscellaneous office records, 1872-1964, of Williams, Gittins and Tomley.

Williams, Gittins and Tomley.

Williams (Castell Deudraeth) Family Papers

  • Fonds

Miscellaneous papers, 1859-1929, mainly relating to the Williams family of Castell Deudraeth, Penrhyndeudraeth, Merionethshire, including David Williams MP and Sir Arthur Osmond Williams MP.

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