GB 0210 AJOHIAMS
A.J. Williams Papers,
- 1767-1951 (accumulated 1901 x 1951) / (Creation)
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0.144 cubic metres (14 boxes, 1 volume)
Arthur John Williams (1830-1911), from Bridgend, Glamorgan, was Liberal M. P. for Glamorgan South, 1885-1895. He was called to the Bar in 1867. He was active in Liberal Party affairs for many years, and stood unsuccessfully as the Liberal candidate for Birkenhead in 1880. He was one of the founders of the National Liberal Club in 1881. He campaigned for proportional representation and the abolition of hereditary peers in the House of Lords, corresponding with prominent Liberals on these matters. Together with Lloyd George, he promoted the disestablishment of the Church of England in Wales and the reform of land tenure in Wales. In 1887, he married Rose Harriette Thompson Crawshay (1848-1943), against the wishes of her father, Robert Thompson Crawshay of Cyfarthfa, who, in a codicil to his will, ensured that no child from the marriage would benefit from the Crawshay fortune. They had two sons, Leonard Eliot (1879-1962) and Leslie (b. 1880).
Purchased by NLW at Phillips' saleroom, London, in 1986.
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Papers of Arthur John Williams, 1881-1943, including political papers comprising letters, 1868-1911; papers relating to legal, electoral and land reforms, 1867-1911; papers relating to his parliamentary elections in Birkenhead and Glamorgan, 1880-1895; papers relating to South Glamorgan politics, 1886-1924; material concerning the National Liberal Club, 1883-1951; diaries, 1864-1911; diaries of Rose Harriette Thompson Crawshay 1868-1943; and family and financial papers, 1767-1943.
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Action: All records have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
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Arranged by NLW into the following: papers of Arthur John Williams, 1767-1951 (A-J); and papers of Rose Harriette Thompson Williams (nee Crawshay), 1848-1950 (K-Q); each is subdivided by type and date.
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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some family papers pre-date A. J. Williams' birth. The archive also includes his wife's papers and notes made by his son, post-dating his death.
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Pwyntiau mynediad pwnc
- Politicians -- Wales -- Correspondence.
- Politicians -- Wales -- Archives.
- Elections -- Wales -- South Glamorgan.
- Land reform -- Law and legislation -- Wales.
- Liberalism -- Wales.
- Politicians -- Wales -- Diaries.
- Proportional representation -- Great Britain.
- Women -- Wales -- Diaries.
- Election districts -- Wales -- South Glamorgan.
- South Glamorgan (Wales)
- Bridgend (Wales)
- Birkenhead (England)
Pwyntiau mynediad lleoedd
Pwyntiau mynediad Enw
- Williams, Arthur John, 1833-1911. (Creator)
- Church of England -- Establishment and disestablishment -- Wales. (Pwnc)
- Liberal Party (Great Britain) (Pwnc)
- National Liberal Club (London, England) (Pwnc)
- Williams, Arthur John, 1833-1911 -- Archives (Pwnc)
- Crawshay-Williams, Eliot, b. 1879 (Pwnc)
- Williams, Rose Harriette Thompson, 1848-1943 (Pwnc)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of A. J. Williams Papers.