Fonds GB 0210 DADRDS - Lady Edwards Collection of Hughes Deeds,

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Lady Edwards Collection of Hughes Deeds,


  • 1812-[1893] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.009 cubic metres (21 items)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Eirys Mary Lloyd Edwards (née Phillips), of Liverpool, Lancashire, was married to Sir Ifan ab Owen Edwards (1895-1970) in 1923, and lived at Bryneithin, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire. She accumulated a collection of papers relating to Hugh Hughes (1790-1863), artist, of Aberystwyth, and his family, including his father-in-law, Roderick Richards, of Penglais, Aberystwyth.

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Scope and content

Deeds relating to property in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, 1812-1817, and papers relating to Hugh Hughes and his family and to Roderick Richards, 1832-[1893].

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged in chronological order

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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

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Finding aids

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 collector and contents of fonds. The archive comprises records pre-dating her birth.

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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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Lady Edwards Collection of Hughes Papers; and Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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  • Text: Lady Edwards Collection of Hughes Deeds.