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Diocese of Llandaff Records

  • GB 0210 LLANDAFF
  • Fonds
  • 1465-2016

Records relating to the administration of the diocese of Llandaff and Dean and Chapter of Llandaff Cathedral from the seventeenth century, comprising episcopal registers, bishops' transcripts, marriage bonds and affidavits, and chapter act books, as well as records relating to: the ordination, appointment and resignation of clergymen and other individuals; the licensing of curates and other individuals; the licensing and consecration of land and buildings; faculty papers; dilapidations and sequestrations; augmentations, the creation of new parishes and boundary changes; dissenters' meeting houses; episcopal revenues and accounts; charities; parochial returns; deeds; consistory courts; visitations; correspondence; and miscellaneous volumes and papers.

Additional papers of the Diocese of Llandaf comprising the Bishop's Visitations for 2002 and 2006 - 9 large archive boxes in April 2015.

Church in Wales. Diocese of Llandaff

Court of Great Sessions in Wales,

  • GB 0210 CGREATS
  • Fonds
  • 1541-1830 /

The main records of the court are: (1) civil side: plea rolls which is the formal record of civil actions, mainly debt, but from around 1700 only those actions which reached issue - an extremely small proportion in fact; docket rolls and books which serve as indexes to the plea rolls; prothonotary files which include draft pleadings, including those which did not reach issue, challenge pedigrees, insolvent debtors' papers and slander and libel papers where a defendant had moved for a writ a prohibition to halt the action being heard in the consistory court; feet of fines and common recoveries which are indexed in docket books of fines and recoveries and, for the Brecon circuit only, in the docket books of pleas and fines; and order books, which is a formal records of the court's orders in both civil and criminal cases; (2) Crown side: gaol files which include indictments, depositions of witnesses, recognizances, calendars of prisoners and coroner's inquests; indexes to criminal prosecutions for Flintshire (called Crown books, 1564-1666) and the Brecon circuit (called the Black Books, 1726-1830) though the order books already referred to contain formal records of orders to carry out sentences or to discharge prisoners; calendars rolls of indictments for Radnorshire, 1554-1659, Glamorgan, 1554-1603, Cardiganshire, 1541-1602, and Pembrokeshire, 1541-1622, 1674; and mainprize rolls (only six have survived) which list names of individuals bound over from one sessions until the next for an indefinite period; (3) equity side: pleadings of complainant and defendants together with interrogatories or set questions submitted to witnesses together with their replies; reports of the registrar of the court, decree books and bill books, the latter serving as indexes to the pleadings.

Great Britain. Court of Great Sessions.

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

Henry Williams Collection of Merionethshire Deeds,

  • GB 0210 HENIAMS
  • Fonds
  • 1730-1893 /

Deeds and documents, mainly relating to premises in the parish of Llangelynnin, Merionethshire, and to properties in the town of Barmouth, Merionethshire, 1731-1893.

Williams, Henry, (Archdeacon of Merioneth)

Nassau William Senior manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSSENIOR
  • Fonds
  • 1790-1914

Papers, 1790-1914, of, or relating to, Nassau William Senior and his family. They include family correspondence, including transcripts, 1800-1912; correspondence, 1818-1863, of Nassau William Senior with various individuals, including Lord Lansdowne, [?1831]-[c. 1860], and John Murray Forbes, 1855-1863; letters to Senior from Alexis de Tocqueville, Edward Everett and George Sumner, 1842-1863, mainly relating to contemporary political events in France and the United States; papers, 1834-1837, concerning Poor Law legislation, social and religious issues in Ireland and factory regulation in the cotton industry; letters, 1855-1876, to Jane Elizabeth Senior; a journal of Senior's tour in Scotland, Ireland and Wales, [?1819]; and miscellaneous papers, including letters from statesmen and ecclesiastical dignitaries, 1790-1887, collected by Walter Nassau Senior.

Senior, Nassau William, 1790-1864

Ceri and Frances Richards manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSCERICH
  • Fonds
  • [1900s]-1985

Papers, [1900s]-1985, of artists Ceri and Frances Richards, comprising correspondence, 1928-1985; sketchbooks and drawings, [c. 1930]-[1970s], together with a catalogue, 1968-1971, of their works; notes on paintings, [1960s], by Ceri Richards; and family photographs, [1900s]-[1960s].

Richards, Ceri, 1903-1971

E.H.T. Bible Diaries,

  • GB 0210 ETBIBL
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1953 (predominantly 1931-1948) /

E.H.T. Bible's natural history diaries, recording sightings of birds, mammals, sea creatures, insects and plants, mainly in and around Aberdyfi, Wales, with notes on location, species, identification, habits, migration patterns and weather conditions. Names of species are often underlined in red ink. Instances of dead animals, egg collecting, fur dealing, trapping and shooting are recorded, and the need for protection acknowledged. The observations of others are frequently noted, including Dr J.H. Salter and Miall Jones, both of Aberystwyth, Wales, and Mary Richards of Dolgellau, Wales. There are touches of humour in Bible's descriptions of encounters with animals and people. Gardening activities are noted in the later diaries, and, from 1943, rainfall records are kept. Most of the diaries are labelled 'Fair Copy', but the series includes two small notebooks containing draft versions.

Bible, E. H. T. (Edward Henry T.), 1873-1956

Sgriptiau Eurwyn Williams

  • Fonds
  • 1982-1998

Sgriptiau cynyrchiadau, 1982-1998, y bu Eurwyn Williams yn gweithio arnynt fel aelod o griw ffilmio'r Bwrdd Ffilmiau Cymraeg, Ffilmiau Eryri, Ffilmiau Tŷ Gwyn, HTV, Teledu Chatsworth, Llundain, a Wyvern Television West, gan gynnwys rhaglenni fel 'Barbarossa', 'Coleg', 'Gwely a brecwast', 'Minafon', 'Tywyll Heno' ac 'Ysglyfaeth'. = Scripts of productions, 1982-1998, for which Eurwyn Williams worked with the Welsh Film Board, Ffilmiau Eryri, Ffilmiau Tŷ Gwyn, HTV, Chatsworth Television, London, and Wyvern Television West as a film crew member on programmes which include 'Barbarossa', 'Coleg', 'Gwely a brecwast', 'Minafon', 'Tywyll Heno' and 'Ysglyfaeth'.

Williams, Eurwyn, 1958-

Poundley and Griffiths Papers,

  • GB 0210 POUTHS
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1966 /

Papers of the Poundley family comprising deeds of The Black Hole, 1885-1928, probate records, 1896-1951; financial papers, 1864-1938; estate correspondence, 1854-1947; receipt bills, 1865-1920; farming memoranda, 1904-1915, and personal papers, 1837-1921. Papers of Gwenvron Mary Griffiths, 1909-1964; Eryl Whiteman (née Griffiths), 1910-1951; and Mary Nesta Griffiths, 1913-1954; and also papers relating to the General Strike, 1926.

Poundley family, (of Kerry)

Robert Jones Derfel MSS,

  • NLW MSS 23440-23462.
  • Fonds
  • 1842-ca. 1955 /

Correspondence and papers, 1842-c. 1955, of poet and socialist Robert Jones Derfel and including letters and cards, c. 1852-1905, from various correspondents; poetry and sermons, 1842-1913; scrapbooks, 1855-1905, containing material relating to Welsh socialism, etc.; books and pamphlets; and research material, 1911-c. 1955, compiled by T. J. Roberts in the course of his study of Robert Jones Derfel.

Derfel, R. J. (Robert Jones), 1824-1905.

Dr T. W. Thomas Manuscripts,

  • NLW MSS 10331-10338.
  • Fonds
  • [1769x1900] /

Papers, [1769x1860], mainly of the political writer David Williams (1738-1816) from the collection of Dr T. W. Thomas, Caerphilly. They comprise: correspondence, 1783-1818, mostly addressed to David Williams; material, 1769-1845, by or relating to David Williams, his niece Mary Watkins and his daughter Emilia; papers, 1780-1807, relating to the Royal Literary Fund, which was founded by David Williams; and a draft prospectus, 1800, of a projected daily newspaper titled 'The Imperial Gazette', one of the prospective partners being David Williams; together with material, [19 cent.], of Monmouthshire interest

Williams, David, 1738-1816.

Keidrych Rhys manuscripts

  • Fonds
  • 1936-1986

Papers, 1936-1986, of literary journalist, editor and poet William Ronald Rees Jones (Keidrych Rhys), comprising a significant amount of correspondence, 1936-1986, from numerous individuals, largely in the recipient's capacity as editor of Wales magazine and including literary articles, poetry, etc. submitted for publication; miscellaneous papers, 1936-1938, 1943-1969, relating to the Wales magazine and consisting mainly of publicity and editorial material; articles, both published and unpublished, and notes, [1950s]-[1960s], by Keidrych Rhys, mainly relating to literature and the arts; and drafts of apparently unpublished poetry, [1950s]-[1960s], by Keidrych Rhys.

Rhys, Keidrych

CMA: Cofysgrifau Capel Hill's Lane, Amwythig

  • GB 0210 HILLSL
  • fonds
  • 1838-1945

Mae'r fonds yn cynnwys cofnodion ariannol amrywiol, 1864-1931, cofrestri a llyfrau cofnodion yr Ysgol Sul, 1838-1914, a gohebiaeth a deunydd perthynol, 1925-1945, Capel Hill's Lane, Amwythig.

Capel Hill's Lane (Shrewsbury, England)

Cilbronnau Estate Deeds,

  • Fonds
  • 1553-1731 /

Deeds relating to the Cilbronnau estate in the parishes of Llangoedmor and Ciliau Aeron, Cardiganshire, 1553-1731.

Cilbronnau Estate (Wales)

Brynbella 'Piozziana'

  • GB 0210 BRYANA
  • Fonds
  • 1564-1857

Deeds, 1564-1857, relating to the Bachegraig estate, Flintshire; brief diary entries of Gabriel and Hester Lynch Piozzi, 1797-1812 (NLW MSS 11096-102); correspondence, 1756-1823 (NLW MS 11103D); heraldic and genealogical records, 1813 (NLW Rolls 223); and a survey and valuation of the Bachegraig estate, 1790, which also includes accounts, 1788-1807 (NLW MS 11104C).

Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821

Dewi-Prys Thomas Papers,

  • GB 0210 DEWIPT
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1991 (yn bennaf 1980-1984) /

Mae'r archif yn cynnwys gohebiaeth yr Athro Dewi-Prys Thomas, yn ymwneud bron yn gyfan gwbl â'i waith fel ymgynghorydd pensaernïol i Wyn Thomas & Partners, Caerdydd, wrth gynllunio Swyddfeydd newydd Cyngor Gwynedd yng Nghaernarfon,1979-1985; ysgrifau coffa, teyrngedau, a llythyrau,1985-1987, ynglŷn â ffïoedd ar ôl ei farwolaeth; a phapurau amrywiol,1936-[1979] = The fonds comprises the correspondence of Professor Dewi-Prys Thomas, relating almost exclusively to his work as architectural consultant to Wyn Thomas & Partners, Cardiff, while designing the new Gwynedd County Offices in Caernarfon, 1979-1985; obituaries, tributes, and letters, 1985-1987, concerning his fees following his death; and miscellaneous papers, 1936-[1979].

Thomas, Dewi-Prys, 1916-1985

Jill Hutt Papers

  • GB 0210 JILHUTT1999
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1963]-1998

Papers of Jill Hutt, [c. 1963]-1998, relating to the formation of the Wales Trades Union Council (WTUC), 1970-1974; the Cardiff Trades Union Council, 1977-1989; the Association of Clerical, Technical and Supervisory Staff Section (ACTSS) Branch 4/45 of the Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU), 1976-1979; National and Local Government Officers Association (NALGO), 1969-1994, and copies of Union Eyes, the Journal of the Cardiff Trades Union Council, 1987-1997; Parliament for Wales Campaign, including minutes of the Cardiff and Vale branch, South Glamorgan; 1992-1998; the Cardiff Unemployed Group papers, 1963-1998; low paid and part time work surveys, 1988-1991; the Welsh Language Act, 1992-1995; and the Welsh Baltic Association (WBA), and its Cardiff group, 1992-1997.

Hutt, Jill

Papurau Aelwyd yr Urdd, Aberystwyth,

  • GB 0210 URDYTH
  • fonds
  • 1928-1991 /

Papurau Aelwyd yr Urdd, Aberystwyth, 1928-1991: cofnodion y cyfarfod cyffredinol blynyddol, y pwyllgor cyffredinol a phwyllgorau eraill, 1928-1990; cofnodion, gohebiaeth a phapurau eraill,1968-1991; a chyfrol o dorion o'r wasg a rhaglenni, 1954-1964 = Papers of Aelwyd yr Urdd, Aberystwyth, 1928-1991: minutes of the annual general meeting, general committee and other committees, 1928-1989; membership books of officials and committee members, 1933-1990; minutes, correspondence and other papers, 1968-1991; and volume of newspaper cuttings and programmes, 1954-1964.

Urdd Gobaith Cymru. Aelwyd Aberystwyth.

Annual Conferences of Labour Party Wales (Women)

  • Y1
  • Series
  • 1983-1994

The series consists of files of material, including agenda, preliminary agenda, memoranda, resolutions and reports, relating to the holding of the Annual Conferences of the Labour Women Wales and to the array of matters discussed at the conferences. The documents discuss a wide range of issues including child care, defence, education, local government, the National Health Service, poverty and privatisation. Some refer to the organisation of women's groups within the Labour Party.

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