GB 0210 GILIES
O. Gilbert Davies Collection of Denbighshire and Shropshire Deeds,
- 1638-1897 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.2 cubic metres (7 boxes, 1 volume)
Name of creator
O. Gilbert Davies was a solicitor working in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, in the 1930s and 1940s.
No information found.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by O. Gilbert Davies, Welshpool, in two groups, 1936 and 1941.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds, documents and letters, 1638-1897, relating mainly to properties in Denbighshire and Shropshire, but also Caernarfonshire, Cardiganshire, Montgomeryshire, Merionethshire, Radnorshire and Cheshire; plans relating to the activities of railway companies mainly in the parishes of Gresford and Wrexham, Denbighshire, 1845-1849; and printed material, 1863-1897.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: deeds and documents; plans; and printed matter; then arranged chronologically. The 1941 donation remains uncatalogued.
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the 1936 catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The 1941 donation, comprising deeds and documents, 1657-1874, relating mainly to Montgomeryshire, remains uncatalogued.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title derived from name of donor.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
- Deeds -- England -- Cheshire.
- Deeds -- England -- Salop.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Denbighshire.
- Railroads -- Wales -- Denbighshire -- Maps.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Caernarvonshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Merioneth.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Montgomeryshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Radnorshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Ceredigion.
- Gresford (Wales)
- Wrexham (Wales)
Name access points
- Davies, O. Gilbert. (Creator)
Genre access points
Description control area
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of O. Gilbert Davies; NLW annual reports, 1936-37, 1941-42.