Fonds GB 0210 MSLLEUTHOM - Lleufer Thomas MSS,

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Lleufer Thomas MSS,


  • [1700x1915]. (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

56 vols.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Sir Daniel Lleufer Thomas was born in Cwm-du near Talley, parish of Llandeilo Fawr. He was a barrister-at-law, and also served as stipendiary magistrate for the Rhondda district of Glamorgan, Secretary of the Royal Commission on Land in Wales and Charter member of the Court of Governors of the National Library. He contributed numerous articles to the Dictionary of National Biography and other publications.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Sir Daniel Lleufer Thomas; Rhondda; Presentation.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers of, or accumulated by, [1700x1915], D. Lleufer Thomas, comprising material relating to the Welsh Land Commission, miscellaneous prose and verse, correspondence and other papers.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 3601-3640, 6238-6253.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh
  • Spanish
  • Breton

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh, Spanish, Breton.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943) and Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See also NLW Sir Daniel Lleufer Thomas Papers.

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Title based on contents.


Previously known as Lleufer Thomas 1-40.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

August 2005 and August 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943) and Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951);

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  • Text: Lleufer Thomas Manuscripts.