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Bernard P. G. Harris Papers,

  • GB 0210 BERRIS
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1959 /

Early education materials from Lewis School, Pengam, 1934-1936; undergraduate materials at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1936-1940; minute books of the Joint Wages Board of Local Authorities of Monmouthshire, 1922-1951, and bills and receipts from the Gabalfa Nursing Cadet Division of the Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, 1952-1959.

Harris, Bernard P. G. (Bernard Percival George)

Bradney Deeds Collection (1923 Group),

  • GB 0210 BRADDEED
  • Fonds
  • 1488-1861 (accumulated [c. 1900]-1923) /

Mainly unrelated deeds, 1488-1861, relating to property in Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire.

Bradney, Joseph Alfred, Sir, 1859-1933

Brewer Family Papers,

  • GB 0210 BREWER
  • Fonds
  • 1772-1979 (accumulated [c. 1940]) /

A volume compiled by Edgar de Vannes Brewer, Newport, [c. 1940], containing a history of the Brewer family of Monmouth, and related families, with many emblazoned arms and pedigree charts, original family papers,1772-1835, and correspondence relating to family history, 1930-1976.

Brewer family, (of Newport)

Clerical institutions

Extracts relating to Monmouthshire from the Episcopal Act Books and the Subscription Books of the diocese of Llandaff, 1660-1863; and insets including similar extracts from Institution Books in the Public Record Office, 1612-1770, and an autograph list of 'The Dignities and Prebends of Llandaff Cathedral, 1535-1666' compiled in August 1919 by C[harles] A[lfred] H[owell] Green, then Archdeacon of Monmouth, afterwards Archbishop of Wales, and presented by him to Bradney.

Clerical institutions

Extracts relating to clerical institutions principally in Monmouthshire, 1228-1485, compiled in 1906 from printed Calendars of Papal Registers (Papal Letters), Papal Registers (Petitions to the Pope), Patent Rolls, Close Rolls and Charter Rolls.


Letters, mainly to David Williams, the correspondents including his niece, Mary Watkins, Camden Town; a draft address by the County of Monmouth to the King relating to the attack made upon him, 1795; a copy of a letter, signed 'Esculapius', addressed to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the question of Income Tax; a draft letter to the author of A Plan of Association on Constitutional Principles for the Parishes, Tithings, Hundreds, & counties of Great Britain; and a translation of a letter from Count Algarotti to Abate Franchini, Envoy of the Grand Duke of Tuscany at Paris, 1735.

David and David Valuation Records,

  • GB 0210 DAVONS
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1933 /

Records of Messrs David and David, comprising records of valuations of properties in South Wales and the adjoining counties of England made during the period 1846-1933, including Breconshire, 1872-1912; Carmarthenshire, 1865-1884; Glamorgan, 1846-1926; Monmouthshire, 1867-1933; Gloucestershire, 1875-1880; Herefordshire, 1874-1881; and Somerset, 1876-1885. The records include surveys, reports, valuations, correspondence, notes, plans, valuation schedules, sale notices and copy agreements. Many of the records reflect the industrial and urban development of South Wales and quite a number of the individual valuations are of land subject to compulsory purchase by railway companies and public utilities.

David and David of Cardiff, land agents.

Dixon Collection of Mynyddislwyn and Monmouthshire Deeds,

  • GB 0210 DIXON
  • Fonds
  • 1447-1848 (accumulated [19th cent.] x 1949) /

Deeds, 1447-1829, relating mainly to properties in the parishes of Bedwellty, Trevethin, Aberystruth, and Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire; records of the parish of Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire, 1782-1848; pocket-books of David Davies of Penyvan, 1794-1848; and accounts, 1782-1817.


J. R. Hughes Papers and Deeds,

  • GB 0210 JRHUGHES
  • Fonds
  • 1727-1961 (accumulted [1906x1961]) /

Manuscripts and documents collected by and created by John Roberts Hughes, 1727-1961, including, papers relating to the Quakers, including transcribed extracts from records, collected volumes and items of Quaker interest, and notes on the Quakers by J. R. Hughes; various papers collected and written by J. R. Hughes relating to folk-lore and local histories; notes for addresses and lectures; papers and documents created by others, acquired or purchased by J. R. Hughes; deeds relating mainly to Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, and other miscellaneous deeds; together with personal memoranda by J. R. Hughes and family papers.

Hughes, J. R. (John Roberts), 1886-1962.

Jeffreys and Powell, Brecon, Deeds,

  • GB 0210 JEFELL
  • Fonds
  • 1557-1939 /

Title deeds and other documents of depositor's clients, 1557-1939, relating to properties in Brecknockshire, 1557-1939, in particular to the Little Bell, Brecon, 1759-1883, and to the Pant Griffith estate, Merthyr Cynog, 1705-1856; in Glamorgan, 1731-1920, including the Court Rhyd-hir estate, 1731-1920; and in Radnorshire, 1639-1800, Monmouthshire, 1756-1834, and Herefordshire, 1557-1763.

Jeffreys and Powell (Solicitors)

John Freer Research Papers

  • NLW ex 2022
  • File
  • 1974-1999

Research papers, 1974-99 and undated, assembled by the donor John Freer relating to local history in Monmouthshire, including notes on Bailey Street Presbyterian Church, Bryn-mawr; Bethany Baptist Church, Llanvaches; Griffithstown Methodist Church; Hope Presbyterian Church, Pandy; Lion Street Congregational Church, Blaenavon; Llantilio Crossenny Church; Paran Presbyterian Church at Man-moel; Pen-y-waun Congregational Chapel, Llanfihangel Llantarnam; St Illtyd's Parish Church, Mamhilad; St Luke's, Pontnewynydd; Seion Independent Chapel, Rhymney; Seion Independent Chapel, Llanofer; Twyn Gwyn Baptist Church, Ynys-ddu; Underwood Baptist Free Church, Llanmartin; a guide 'Where to find places of worship in Monmouthshire?' and a list of borough, municipal and private cemeteries; together with photocopies of information sheets on the poet 'Islwyn' (Reverend William Thomas, 1832-78) and his association with Capel y Babell, Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Ynys-ddu, produced by the Sirhowy Valley Country Park; a survey, 1974, of the Monmouthshire Canal (Crumlin Branch); and a pamphlet from an exhibition on railways and tramroads in Rogerstone, 1742-1992.

Freer, John

Joseph Herbert Canning Manuscripts,

  • GB 0210 JOSING
  • Fonds
  • [1921]-[1929] /

Notes and transcripts made by Joseph Herbert Canning relating to local history, in particular to Catholic history in Monmouthshire, [1921]-[1929].

Canning, Joseph Herbert, d. 1940.

Letters from Joseph Bradney et al,

Ten letters, 1923-1926, from Joseph Alfred Bradney, Tal-y-coed, Monmouthshire, to E. I. Williams, Pontypridd (ff. 1-21); two letters, 1938-1952, from E. I. Williams to E. Silk, headmaster of Nant-y-glo Secondary School, the former listing Charity Schools, 1737-1847, in the parish of Aberystruth (ff. 23-6; and two letters, 1941-1942, concerning the loan of documents of Monmouthshire interest including some of the above (ff. 27-8).

Bradney, Joseph Alfred, Sir, 1859-1933.

Manor of Monmouth Records,

  • GB 0210 MANMON
  • Fonds
  • 1549-1919 /

Records mainly of the manor of Monmouth, 1549-1919, including a survey of the manor, 1612; entry books of surrenders of customary properties, 1673-1919; transcripts of papers relating to heriots and alienations, 1606-1628; conveyances, 1610-1774, of the manors of Monmouth, Ebboth and Longstocke, and the lordships of Kidwelly, Carnwyllion and Iscennen; and transcripts of documents relating to the borough and corporation of Monmouth, 1549-1716.

Monmouth and Members Manor (Wales)

Michael Wilson Collection of South Wales Deeds,

  • GB 0210 MICSON
  • Fonds
  • [15th century]-1880 (accumulated [c. 1972]) /

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.

Wilson, Michael, of Pencader.


Miscellaneous papers, notes on historical, philosophical, and medical subjects, in several hands, including that of David Williams; a copy of a declaration clearing David Williams of responsibility for writing an anonymous letter, 1769; a draft statement on the policy of admitting colonies to a full participation in the rights of the mother country; notes of proceedings on the motion of an address to the King from the inhabitants of Monmouthshire, 1795; a draft letter to Thomas Pelham, Earl of Chichester; incomplete drafts of statements on the East India Company and on the copper trade, including testimony by John Vivian and Thomas Williams; a statement by Richard Ellis, Llanbeblig, miller, concerning votes for Sir Robert Williams at a Caernarvonshire election; and a memorandum of agreement for letting rooms at Lower Sloane Street to Mary Watkins, 1822.

David Williams and others.

Miscellaneous papers,

Miscellaneous papers, 1779-1874, including papers of John Hill Harries, Priskilly, co. Pembroke, 1779-1844 (ff. 1-15); a loyal address to George III from the inhabitants of Monmouthshire, following the discovery of the Despard Conspiracy, 1803 (f. 19); a printed list of Justices of the Peace of Pembrokeshire, [1817x1818] (f. 21); and extracts from the council minutes of the borough of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, 1836, relating to the demolition of a row of houses (f. 30).

Monmouthshire miscellanea

Fifty-three files of unbound material accumulated by Bradney during the preparation of A History of Monmouthshire and containing press and proof copies, transcripts and abstracts of, and extracts from, manuscripts, deeds and documents, holograph and autograph letters, pedigrees and genealogical notes, press cuttings, etc., generally arranged under parishes. Much of the material is in the autographs of friends and official copyists. This volume contains letters, 1899-1920; and notes relating to Abergavenny, Llangattock-iuxta-Usk and Llantilio Pertholey.

Monmouthshire miscellanea

Fifty-three files of unbound material accumulated by Bradney during the preparation of A History of Monmouthshire and containing press and proof copies, transcripts and abstracts of, and extracts from, manuscripts, deeds and documents, holograph and autograph letters, pedigrees and genealogical notes, press cuttings, etc., generally arranged under parishes. Much of the material is in the autographs of friends and official copyists. This volume contains a press copy of the history of Christchurch; letters, 1906-1931; and miscellaneous notes.

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