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Welsh Church Commission Papers,

  • GB 0210 WELCHCION
  • Fonds
  • 1283-1960 [accumulated 1914-1960] /

Papers of, and acquired by, the Welsh Church Commission, 1283-1960, including records of the Commission, 1914-1960; records relating to border parishes, 1914-1915; accounts, 1920-1958; papers relating to Sir Alfred Watson, 1916-1941; records concerning compensation to lay holders of freehold offices, 1915-1931; records relating to burial grounds, 1934-1947; records relating to the destination of records, 1914-1960; records relating to parish lands, 1844-1946; manorial records and court books, 1842-1925; transfer of documents, 1822-1947; deeds of properties, 1566-1929; and rentals and surveys, 1919-1947.

Welsh Church Commission.

Maxwell Fraser Papers,

  • GB 0210 MAXSER
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1980 /

General letters, 1912-1980, to Maxwell Fraser, many relating to her research work and publications; correspondence between Maxwell Fraser and named friends, 1950-1980; materials on Lord and Lady Llanover and the Hall family, comprising correspondence, 1954-1980, and research materials assembled by Maxwell Fraser, 1806-1933, on the Llanover family; research papers assembled by Maxwell Fraser relating to her various books, 1935-1978; research notes, 1952-1977, concerning the preparation of Maxwell Fraser's articles and scripts; correspondence and papers, 1929-1968, relating to Maxwell Fraser's publicity work for the Great Western Railway Company (including Holiday Haunts, 1929-1962); notebooks bearing Maxwell Fraser's research notes; groups of press cuttings, 1924-1980; papers, 1947-1980, concerning Maxwell Fraser's links with numerous associations and societies, including the Cambrian Archaeological Association, the International Arthurian Society, the Kilvert Society, Offa's Dyke Association, P.E.N., Sherlock Holmes Society of London and other societies; papers, 1912-1980, deriving from Maxwell Fraser's hobbies and interests; papers, 1953-1968, concerning Maxwell Fraser's attempts to learn Welsh; miscellaneous papers, 1901-1980, relating to Slough; diaries kept by Maxwell Fraser, 1930-1980, of varying detail, including a journal, 1930, of a tour of Poland; theatre programmes; letters and papers relating to the testator's parents, 1900-1966, and her uncle, Lovat Fraser (1871-1926), the prominent journalist and author of India under Curzon and after (1911); and other personal papers relating to Maxwell Fraser; financial papers, 1911-1980; miscellaneous printed materials; and miscellaneous papers relating to research and writing by other individuals.

Fraser, Maxwell.

Harpton Court Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 HARPTON
  • Fonds
  • 1541-1952 /

Deeds and documents relating to the Harpton Court estate in Radnorshire and Breconshire, 1564-1910, but mainly eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including deeds relating to the Forest of Radnor, 1635-1732, deeds concerning the rectory and tithes of Old Radnor, 1607-1876; cash and account books, 1856-1889, and rent books, 1820-1857; papers relating to the corporation of New Radnor, 1699-1833, produced to a Commission of Enquiry, 1833; papers relating to parliamentary elections, 1741-1910, in Radnorshire, Radnor boroughs, Herefordshire, and Peterborough, including poll books for Radnorshire, 1741, Herefordshire, 1852, and Peterborough, 1852; manorial records for manors in Radnorshire, 1541-1926; and personal papers of various members of the Lewis family including the correspondence of Thomas Lewis, MP, John Lewis, Anne Frankland (later Lewis), Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis, and in particular corespondence and papers of Sir George Cornewall Lewis, including papers relating to Malta, 1830-1855, the Poor Law, 1827-1855, the War Office and India, 1861-1866.

Lewis family, of Harpton Court

Aberystwyth Shipping Records,

  • GB 0210 ABERSHIP
  • Fonds
  • 1856, 1862-1914 /

Crew accounts and agreements (generally known as crew lists) and logbooks, together with associated papers and correspondence, 1856-1914, for vessels registered at the port of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.

Great Britain. General Register and Record Office of Shipping and Seamen.

Peniarth Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 PENIARTH
  • Fonds
  • 1362-1963 /

Estate and family papers of Owen and Wynne families of Peniarth, Merionethshire, [15 cent.]-[19 cent.], including groups relating to Mostyn of Nant and Mostyn and Williams of Penbedw, Flintshire, to Maurice of Lloran, Denbighshire, and to Corbet of Ynysmaengwyn, Merionethshire, including estate papers, 1630-1870, rentals and accounts; deeds, 1361/2-1963, mainly for Peniarth, Aberllefenni, Penbedw, Drenewydd and Mallwyd estates; legal papers, 1539-1848; industrial papers, 1615-1852; county administration, 1468-1874; and non-family trust papers, 1468-1878, mainly relating to the Ynysymaengwyn estate.

Wynne family, of Peniarth

Crosswood Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 CROOOD
  • Fonds
  • 1184, 1361-1362, 1572-1940 /

Estate and family records of the Vaughan family of Crosswood (Trawscoed), Cardiganshire, later the earls of Lisburne, including deeds, 1527-1940, for lands mainly in northern Cardiganshire, but including also in Devon, Middlesex, Durham, and Northumberland; rentals, 1661-1947, (which run with many gaps), including rentals for Cwmnewidion estate; manorial records, [c. 1560]-1900, including Anhuniog, Blaenaeron, Cwmystwyth, Cwrt, Hafodwen, Mefenydd, Morfa-mawr, Pennardd, and Ysbyty Ystrad Meurig, all in Cardiganshire; lead mining records in north Cardiganshire, [1771], 1839-1930; and Crosswood Hospital papers, 1939-1945.

Vaughan family, Earls of Lisburne

Sir Leonard Twiston Davies Collection,

  • GB 0210 LEOIES
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1250]-1913 (accumulated [c. 1914]-1949) /

Papers of Messrs Powles & Tyler of Monmouth, solicitors, including deeds, accounts and correspondence, 1683-1895, predominantly 1780-1880, relating mainly to Monmouthshire families; deeds and accounts relating to individual properties, mainly in Monmouthshire, 1614-1901; sale posters for properties, mostly in Monmouthshire, 1777-1860; shrievalty papers, 1824-1845; records of civil cases, 1762-1848; probate records, 1733-1900; insurance papers, 1737-1881; taxation papers, 1800-1871; insolvent debtors papers, 1807-1831; papers of Friendly Societies, 1833-1874; papers relating to industry, 1790-1872, transport, 1826-1913, and religion, 1804-[early 20th century]; election and electoral registration papers, mainly in Monmouthshire on behalf of the Conservative party, 1818-1885; personal papers, 1808-1895; and miscellaneous items, [c. 1250]-1886, including oriental documents, [early 19th century], acquired by Sir Leonard Twiston Davies, mainly the work of Persian poet, Mīzrā 'Abdu'l-Wahhāb of Eşfahān (d. 1828).

Davies, Leonard Twiston, Sir, 1894-1953

Clement Davies (Liberal MP) Papers,

  • GB 0210 CLEIES
  • Fonds
  • [1884]-1980 /

Clement Davies's papers, [c.1884]-1967, mainly Liberal Party papers, 1928-1962, Clement Davies's political career, 1929-1965, Welsh affairs, 1936-1962, peace movements, 1940-1962, foreign affairs, 1944-1962, constituency papers, 1951-1962, and home affairs, 1953-1963; and papers and correspondence of Jano Clement-Davies, 1873-1969, and papers of Stanley Clement-Davies, 1920-1963.

Clement Edward Davies.

Penpont Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 PENPONT
  • Fonds
  • 1314-1871 /

Estate and family records of the Williams family of Penpont, Breconshire, mostly relating to the estate in Breconshire, including deeds, 1314-1871; rentals, 1769-1807; assessments of taxes (window, land, house and horse) in the hundreds of Merthyr and Devynnock, Breconshire, 1743-1787; and letters from members of the Williams family of Penpont, 1793-1828.

Williams family, of Penpont

Welsh Plant Breeding Station (WPBS) Archives,

  • GB 0210 WPBS
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1980 /

General correspondence files, chiefly financial in nature, with various companies, related bodies such as National Association of Agricultural Services, etc., 1955-1979, correspondence with Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1930-1957; Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1957-1968; Agricultural Research Council, 1951-1979; National Institute for Agricultural Botany, 1954-1985; WPBS reports, 1919-1980; annual reports, 1944-196; papers of the Directors and heads of sections, 1919-1974; minutes, etc., relating to various seed production committees, 1947-1957; the papers of Gwilym Evans, 1928-1961; the Cahn Hill Improvement Station at Pwllpeiran, Cwmystwyth, 1933-1973; files of experiments, with details of experiments in progress, field record cards, slips and notebooks, agrotype experiment data, including results of research undertaken at Bicton, Cambridge, Newcastle, Hurley and Aberdeen, and at Welsh county trials, [1919]-1969.

Welsh Plant Breeding Station.

Wigfair Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 WIGFAIR
  • Fonds
  • 1229-1230, 1273-1898 /

Records, mainly title deeds, 1229-1907, of the Hafodunos estate, Denbighshire, and the Wigfair estate, Flintshire, together with manuscript volumes containing mainly family and estate correspondence, mainly 18-19 centuries, including correspondence of John Lloyd (1749-1815) 'The Philosopher', 1766-1814, letters to Robert Howard, Collector of Customs at Conwy, Caernarfonshire, 1735-1775, letters of the Rev. Richard Howard, 1807-1858, papers, [c.1740]-[c.1748], relating to Hugh Howard of Mahim, Bombay, formerly of St Andrews Holborn, London; and accounts, letters and other papers of the Llandudno New Mine Company, 1815-1821, a copper mining venture.

Lloyd family, of Hafodunos, Denbighshire and Wigfair, Flintshire

D. Rhys Phillips Papers,

  • GB 0210 DRHYSIPS
  • Fonds
  • 1622-1951 (accumulated [c.1875-1951]) /

Research and original papers acquired by D. Rhys Phillips, mainly towards a history of the vale of Neath, 1622-1897, including extracts from the letter-books of Alfred Fox of the Neath Abbey Coal Co., 1820-1858, and accounts of the Vale of Neath Railway, 1850-1862; and material towards a history of Swansea, 1622-1814. Papers relating to Nonconformity, 1657-1921, music and hymn books, 1820-1933, Neath Abbey Coal Co., 1865-1874, dialect words, place names, tribannau Morgannwg, poetry, proverbs and folklore, 1896-1948. Correspondence, 1855-1951.

Phillips, D. Rhys (David Rhys), 1862-1952

Milborne Family Papers and Documents,

  • GB 0210 MILBORNE
  • Fonds
  • [c.1231]-[c.1811] /

Estate and family records of the Gunter family of the Priory, Abergavenny, [c.1545]-^[ITc.1712], and the Milborne family of Wonastow, Monmouthshire,and earlier of Milborne Port, Somerset, comprising deeds relating to properties in Monmouthshire, Breconshire and Herefordshire, [c.1231], 1282-1810, but mainly 1450-1750, records relating to the manors of Wonastow, Grosmont, Skenfrith, and Whitecastle, 1480-1625, accounts, 1698-1765; family correspondence of the Gunter and Milborne families, [c.1621]-[c.1811]; and accounts of Charles Milborne in the Pipe Office, 1699-1730.

Milborne-Swinnerton-Pilkington family, of Wonastow Court

Ruthin Lordship Records

  • GB 0210 RUTHIN
  • Fonds
  • 1334-1854

Rentals, surveys and accounts, 1334-1852, relating mainly to the lordship of Ruthin or Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire; court records of the lordship of Ruthin, 1439-1850, including court books, 1718-1817, and court files, 1741-1849; estate correspondence, [early 17 cent.]-1848; and deeds, 1444-1854, relating to the lands of the lordship of Ruthin, mainly in Denbighshire. Most of the records relate to the period when the lordship was owned by the Myddelton family of Chirk Castle.

Myddelton family, of Gwaenynog, Denbigh, Chirk and Ruthin, Denbighshire, London, and Essex

University of Wales Archive

  • GB 0210 UNIVWALES
  • Fonds
  • 1849-2001 (accumulated 1893-2001)

Administrative records of the University of Wales from its establishment in 1893 comprising papers relating to the foundation of the University; records of the University Court, Guild of Graduates, the Senate, Academic Board, University Council, Board of Celtic Studies, University of Wales Press Board, The Committee of Principals, Registrar's papers; records of committees, sub-committees and ad hoc committees created by, or answerable to, the Court, the Council, the Academic Board, etc., and printed materials. The archive is a fundamental source for the history of the University and for University education in Wales; to the development and provision of bilingual education in higher education in Wales, and, to a lesser extent to education in general in twentieth-century Wales.

University of Wales

Mynde Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 MYNDE
  • Fonds
  • 1200-1916 /

Estate and family records of Pye of Mynde, Herefordshire, and Symons of Clowerwall, Gloucestershire, later of Mynde, comprising mainly title deeds relating to lands primarily in Herefordshire and Monmouthshire, 1200-1916, and including some papers relating to the Clive family of Mynde; rentals, 1863-1909; estate accounts, 1842-1907; and manorial records for manors in Herefordshire, including Kilpeck, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire, 1295-1299, 1442-1778. The earliest manorial record is a court roll of the manor of Mansell Gamage, 1295-1299.

Clive family, of Mynde Park

Papurau Alwyn D. Rees,

  • GB 0210 ADREES
  • fonds
  • [c. 1930]-1974 /

Papurau'r cymdeithasegydd Alwyn D. Rees, 1911-1974, yn cynnwys papurau'n ymwneud â Phrifysgol Cymru, yn bennaf â Choleg Prifysgol Cymru, Aberystwyth, 1920au-1974, gan gynnwys papurau'n ymwneud â'r comisiwn a sefydlwyd i archwilio strwythur ffederal Prifysgol Cymru yn y 1960au; papurau ynglŷn â lle'r Gymraeg yn y Brifysgol a'r ymgyrch i sefydlu neuadd Gymraeg i fyfyrwyr yn Aberystwyth,1967-1974; papurau'n ymwneud â llyfrau, erthyglau a darlithoedd Alwyn D. Rees, 1933-1973, a Chymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, [c.1964]-1974; papurau'n ymwneud â Barn, 1966-1967; papurau'n ymwneud â darlledu yng Nghymru, 1938-1974; papurau'n ymwneud â'r diwydiant llechi yng Nghymru,1946; papurau'n ymwneud â gwleidyddiaeth yng Nghymru, 1911-1974; gohebiaeth gyffredinol, 1935-1974; a phapurau a gohebiaeth bersonol , 1930-1974 = Papers of the sociologist Alwyn D. Rees, 1911-1974, including papers relating to the University of Wales, mainly the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1930s-1974, including papers relating to the commission established to examine the federal structure of the University of Wales in the 1960s; papers concerning the place of the Welsh language in the University and the campaign to establish a Welsh student hostel at Aberystwyth, 1967-1974; papers relating to the University of Malta, 1940-1951; Alwyn D. Rees's research papers, 1933-1973; papers relating to Alwyn D. Rees's books, articles and lectures, and further related research papers assembled by him, 1925-1974; papers relating to the Welsh language, 1952-1974, and 'Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg', [c. 1964]-1974; papers relating to 'Barn', 1966-1975; papers relating to broadcasting in Wales, 1938-1974; papers relating to the Welsh slate industry, 1946; papers relating to politics in Wales, 1911-1974; general correspondence, 1935-1974; and personal papers and correspondence, 1930-1974.

Rees, Alwyn D.

Morgan Richardson Solicitors Collection

  • GB 0210 MORSON
  • Fonds
  • 1560-1925

Records from the office of Morgan & Richardson, solicitors, Cardigan, 1560-1925, comprisng the papers of the following major clients: Lort-Phillips of Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, 1560-1925; Lewes, Parry and Tyler families of Gernos, Cardiganshire, 1564-1920; Saunders Davies of Pentre, Pembrokeshire, 1575-1908; Thomas and Beynon of Llanfair and Dôl-llan and Beynon of Llaethliw, Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire, 1761-1908; Vaughan and Millingchamp of Plas Llangoedmor, Cardiganshire, 1670-1922; the Pigeonsford estate, Cardiganshire, 1762-1838; the Brynog estate, Cardiganshire, 1769-1920; and the Posty estate, Pembrokeshire, 1784-1866, together with family papers of the Morgan family, solcitors, 1595-1919.

Posty Estate (Pembrokeshire, Wales)

Elwes Papers,

  • GB 0210 ELWES
  • Fonds
  • 1314-1867 /

A collection of mainly deeds and documents, acquired and brought together by Harold T. Elwes, relating to estates mainly in north Wales, particularly those of the families of Lloyd of Halghton, Phillips of Gwernheulod, Fletcher of Gwernheulod, and Wynne of Penhesgin, Anglesey.

Lloyd family, of Halghton

W. Evans George and Sons (Solicitors) Collection of Brigstocke family deeds,

  • GB 0210 WGEVANS
  • Fonds
  • 1496-1922 /

Records relating to the Brigstocke family, including deeds of properties in Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire prior their acquisition by the Brigstockes, 1496-1889; deeds and documents of members of the Brigstocke family, 1655-1912; miscellaneous deeds, documents and papers relating to the Brigstocke family and lands in Carmarthenshire, including the Dolhaidd estate, 1846-1892, Cenarth, 1741-1838, and Llandyfaelog and Kidwelly, 1772-1833; legal papers, 1751-1775; and deeds and documents collected by W. Evans George relating to other estates, including: papers of the Lewes family of Gellidywyll, mostly bills and receipts, 1741-1792; draft deeds of W. Evans George for property in the Lower Teifi Valley, Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire, 1896-1922; sale and account books of W. Evans George and Sons, 1863-1884; printed material, 1837-1925; papers concerned with local elections in Cardiganshire, 1741-1937; weekly account book of the surveyor of the South Wales Highway for Llanfihangel-ar-arth, 1866-1873; records of the Court of Petty Sessions, Penrhiw-pal, Cardiganshire, 1903-1927; and records of the Newcastle Emlyn Town Improvement Committee, 1903-1906.

W. Evans George and Sons.

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