- [15th century]-1880 (accumulated [c. 1972]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.029 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
Michael Wilson (fl. 1972) of Pencader, Carmarthenshire, collected deeds and other papers realting to properties in Brecknockshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. His grandparents, Owen S. Wilson and Eleanora Wilson, had compiled The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their food plants (London, 1880), written by Owen S. Wilson, with figures drawn and coloured from nature by Eleanora Wilson.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Mr Michael Wilson, Pencader, 1972.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds, 1542-1797, relating to properties in Glamorgan, Brecknockshire and Carmarthenshire; memorandum book of ?Samuel Owsley and William Owsley of Brecon, with notes on rents, taxes and local events and history, 1679-1768; fragment of an antiphonal, [15th century]; a copy of The Reports of Sir Henry Hobart, Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas, 1650; and a copy of The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their food plants, 1880.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
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Conditions of access and use area
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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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from name of collector. The archive comprised earlier material collected by Michael Wilson.
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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
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW Project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule, Michael Wilson Collection;