Radnorshire (Wales)



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Brecon and Radnor Divisional Labour Party Records,

  • GB 0210 BRERTY
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1985 /

Records relating to Brecon and Radnor Divisional Labour Party, including minute books, financial and miscellaneous registers, correspondence, various papers and the papers of Lord Watkins, 1924-1985.

Labour Party (Great Britain). Brecon and Radnor Division.

C. W. Meredith Collection of Deeds,

  • GB 0210 MEREDITH
  • Fonds
  • 1624-1751 (accumulated [mid 20th century]) /

Deeds, 1624-1751, relating to properties in Radnorshire and Herefordshire

C. W. Meredith.

D. T. M. Jones (Solicitors) Records,

  • GB 0210 DTMNES
  • Fonds
  • 1544-[?1940] (predominantly 1775-1933) (accumulated 1775-[?1940]) /

Records from the office of D. T. M Jones & Co., solicitors, 1775-[?1940], including office correspondence, 1775-1840, of Edward Jones senior, 1775-1820, Edward Jones junior, [c. 1790]-1840, Thomas Lewis, 1793-1800, John Jones, 1805-1852 (predominantly 1845-1848), Thomas Jones, 1860-1897, and D. T. M. Jones, 1898-1933; manuscript books, 1744-1925, including letter books, 1859-1917; depositions of witnesses, 1736-1768; deeds and records of lands in Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan, Pembrokeshire and Radnorshire, [16th century]-1949, including the estates of Dinas, Brecknockshire, 1756-1949, the Gwynne family of Glanbran and Buckland, 1679-1882, Cynghordy, Carmarthenshire, 1843-1945, Abermarlais, Carmarthenshire, 1712-1923, the Lloyd family of Briwnant, Carmarthenshire, 1544-1927, Glansevin, Carmarthenshire, 1678-1914, the Herbert Lloyd estate, Carmarthen, 1805-1884, Jones Family of Ystrad estate, Carmarthen and district, 1776-1865, and Llandeilo and district, 1785-1882, Glanyrannell estate, Carmarthenshire, 1692-1919, and Honeyborough, Pembrokeshire, 1783-1923; accounts, 1782-[?1940]; manorial records, [c. 1830]-1887; papers of Roger Jones, attorney, 1565-1867, including correspondence, [c. 1750]-1772, deeds and documents relating to the practice and estate, 1565-1867, and correspondence of Rev. John Jones, 1738-1790.

D.T.M. Jones (Firm)

Ffransis G. Payne Papers,

  • GB 0210 FFRYNE
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1990 /

Papers of Ffransis G. Payne, 1920-1990, including letters to (and copy letters from), 1924-1981, relating mainly to his study of Welsh folk history and in particular his research into the history of agriculture in Wales; letters to Ffransis Payne, 1938-1978, relating to his research into the history of the plough and agricultural implements; general correspondence, 1932-1989; and letters from Iorwerth Cyfeiliog Peate, 1927-1971. Also research notes and other miscellaneous material including articles, letters, photographs, illustrations, transcripts of poems, and printed items relating to the donor's study of early agriculture in Wales, Welsh folk culture, Radnorshire poets and their patrons, Welsh poetry, and pedigrees. There are also some papers of Mrs Helly Payne.

Payne, Ffransis George

Glan Paith Papers,

  • GB 0210 GLAITH
  • Fonds
  • 1555-1932 /

Deeds, 1555-1918, of clients and relating to properties in Cardiganshire, Merionethshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire, including papers of the Penglais estate in the Aberystwyth area, 1555-1918; Aberystwyth borough records, 1759-1813; letters, 1794-1882; papers of John Parry, solicitors, Aberystwyth, including share certificates of the Aberystwyth Gas and Coke Company, 1839; Bwlch Consolidated Lead Mines, 1847; records concerning the Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank, 1813-1844; miscellaneous papers, [c. 1783]-1932; printed items, [c. 1783]-1867; certificates of shares in the Aberystwyth Public Rooms, 1818-1821, and the Robinson Gold Mining Company, 1903; letters and papers relating to the estate of Roderick Richards, Penglais, [c. 1830]; builders' accounts, 1845; and tithe receipts, 1927-1932.

Parry, John Thomas Herbert, of Glan-paith (Llanbadarn Fawr), fl. 1813-1847.

James Watt: Letters

  • NLW MS 6998E
  • File
  • 1830-1846

Forty-seven letters, 1830-1846, from James Watt [1769-1848] of Birmingham and Doldowlod House, Radnorshire to William Mylne [1734-1790] and Robert Mylne [1733-1811], London. They relate to the making of machinery, to alternations made by Watt at Doldowlod House, and to the activities of surveyors employed by a company desirous of constructing a railway through part of Watt's property.

Watt, James, 1769-1848

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)

Letters to Daniel Lleufer Thomas,

  • NLW MS 12701C.
  • File
  • 1893-1935.

Thirty-five holograph and autograph letters, and one holograph postcard, 1893-1935 and undated, written to D[aniel] Lleufer Thomas. The writers include the Rev. J[ohn] Bodfan Anwyl, The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1930 (problems relating to the compiling of the [University of Wales's projected] dictionary [of the Welsh language]); R. Brudenell Carter, [London], 1907 (an enquiry concerning Colonel Carter, mentioned in recipient's article on Sir Roger Mostyn in the Dict[ionary] of National Biography); Professor F[rancis] A[lexander] Cavenagh [professor of Education, University College], Swansea, 1927 (forwarding copies of articles on Griffith Jones [of Llanddowror, published in The Journal of Adult Education, September 1926, March 1927], the possibility that the articles would be published in book form [The Life and Work of Griffith Jones of Llanddowror (Cardiff, 1930)], an intended review of the articles by the Rev. M[organ] H[ugh] Jones in The Welsh Outlook [see vol. XIV, pp. 245-7]); John Davies, Aberystwyth, [n.d.] (enclosing a copy of an unspecified work, some sixty copies of which had been reprinted at the writer's instigation [probably Myfyrdod mewn Mynwent. Ad-Argraffiad o'r Argraffiad Cyntaf, 1798 (Aberystwyth, 1927), being a reprint of the translation by David Davis, Castellhywel, of Thomas Gray's 'Elegy written in a Country Churchyard', published in 1798]); Archdeacon A[lbert] Owen Evans, Bangor, 1930 (a request for suggestions with regard to an address on 'Some Welsh Agricultural Writers', which the writer was preparing for delivery at Bangor); Beriah [Gwynfe Evans], Carnarvon, [18]96 (thanking recipient for [a copy of] the appendices compiled by him [Bibliographical, Statistical, and other Miscellaneous Memoranda, being Appendices to the Report of the Royal Commission on Land in Wales and Monmouthshire (London, 1896)], congratulating recipient on the work, an article on the Welsh peasantry ['The Peasantry of South Wales'] contributed by the writer to Longman's Magazine [July 1885]); E. H. Fallaize (Hon. Secretary, Royal Anthropological Institute), Enfield, 1921 (a meeting at which Sir Alfred Davies would give an 'account of the Welsh scheme for collecting rural lore', hopes that recipient would attend and speak, information about books, etc., on anthropometric work); Edw[ard] Griffith, Dolgelley, 1915 (information concerning the parliamentary representation of Merioneth, 1545-nineteenth century); Owen Griffith, Cardiff, [19]24 (an invitation to recipient to write a pamphlet on 'Public Life', for a proposed second series of Traethodau'r Deyrnas); Tho[ma]s Hodgkin, Barmoor Castle, Northumberland, 1911 (forwarding a copy of an address on Cornwall and Brittany, given by the writer in Falmouth); H[arold] A[ugustus] Hyde, Department of Botany, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 1931 (2) (the writer's study of the botanical exploration of Wales in connection with a proposed Museum publication on the Welsh flora, the value of recipient's appendix to the Report of the Royal Commission on Land ... [see letter from Beriah Gwynfe Evans above], in connection therewith, the writer's desire to trace an unpublished work by William Morris entitled 'Collection of plants gathered in Anglesey', his intended publication of Samuel Brewer's diary [published, 1931, as a reprint from the report of the Botanical Society and Exchange Club, 1930]); D[avid] Emrys James, Swansea, 1930 (personal, forwarding a copy of the writer's Rhymes of the Road [(London, 1928)]); [the Rev.] Lemuel [John] James, Ystrad Mynach Vicarage, 1907 (enquiries concerning a descendant of Taliesin ab Iolo [Taliesin Williams, poet and author], with a view to tracing his manuscripts, a second edition of the poems of Lewys Hopkyn being prepared by the writer); R[obert] T[homas] Jenkins [later professor of Welsh History, University College, Bangor], Cardiff, 1929 (points relating to the writer's book [Hanes Cymru yn y Ddeunawfed Ganrif (Caerdydd, 1928)], praise for recipient's 'Land Commission Appendix' [see letter from Beriah Gwynfe Evans above], the writer's need to consult a copy of recipient's memorandum on the Welsh woollen trade); A. Gray Jones, Ebbw Vale, 1926 (2) (a book by 'Ignotus' published by Longman's sixty years previously [?'Ignotus': The Last Thirty Years in a Mining District ... (London, 1867)], and enquiries as to the identity of the author (Captain Russell)); Evan Jones, Llanwrtyd Wells, 1899 (2) (attempts to find a copy of Rees Prydderch Gemmeu Doethineb ..., for recipient, and the locating of two copies); Ifano Jones, Y Llyfrgell Gymreig, Cardiff, 1924 (references to manuscript and printed sources, ?in connection with a query about the place-name Radyr); Tom Jones, Trealaw, Rhondda, 1932 (forwarding an offprint of 'Bibl. ar P. N. Wales (Second Instalment)' [i.e., of the writer's article 'A Bibliography of Monographs on the Place-Names of Wales (Second Instalment)', B.B.C.S., vol. VI, pp. 171-8], the possibility of a third instalment); D[avid] Morgan Lewis [professor of Physics, University College, Aberystwyth], Aberystwyth, 1904-1935 (2) (personal, the writer's memoir of his father [Cofiant y Diweddar Barchedig Evan Lewis, Brynberian (Aberystwyth, 1903)], an article by the writer on 'Morgan Rhys a'i Gyfnod', Y Cofiadur [Rhifyn Dwbl 10 a 11, Mawrth 1934, pp. 34-51]); Timothy Lewis, Aberystwyth, 1929-1931 (3) (drawing recipient's attention to a printed brochure (on the back of which the first letter is written), announcing the intended publication by the writer of a series of ten volumes, to be called 'Cyfres Hywel Dda', and consisting of works on medieval Welsh bardism and culture, texts of medieval Welsh law, poetry, etc., the intention of publishing the first volume, Beirdd a Bardd-Rin Cymru Fu, in July 1929, promised financial support for the project which had not materialised, the writer's decision to publish [at his own expense], the writer's awareness of the fact that he was attacking accepted ideas, and his belief that he was opening up new paths for students of Welsh (March 1929), acknowledgement of recipient's support [for the first volume], regrets that the 'Marchog o Fangor' [Sir John Morris-Jones], had died before being able to express his views [on Beirdd a Bardd-Rin], the writer's belief that, if the main theme of the volume was correct, then the contents of [Sir John Morris-Jones'] Cerdd Dafod had to be rejected, additional material which the writer had collected (September 1929), informing recipient of the appearance of the second volume in the series [Mabinogi Cymru (Aberystwyth, 1931)], and enclosing a printed brochure relating to the work (November 1931)); William Little, Stags Halt, March, 1893 (queries regarding statistics in recipient's 'Dolgelly Report'); David Oliver, Cambridge, 193[?] (personal, dates of death of the writer's father and two uncles); Henry Oliver, Bristol, [19]09 (personal, recipient's appointment as stipendiary magistrate in Pontypridd); D[avid] Rhys Phillips, Swansea, 1929 (2) (information concerning the writer and his family, ?in connection with an application for a post at the National Library of Wales); [the Rev.] W[illiam] J[ohn] Rees, Alltwen, Pontardawe, 1931 (recipient's appreciation of the writer's article ['Y Parch. William Rees, Llechryd'] in Y Tyst [Mawrth 26, 1931], and his suggestion that William Rees's works should be collected and deposited in the National Library, congratulations to recipient on the honour conferred upon him [a knighthood, January 1931]); W[illiam] J[ames] Roberts [professor of Economics], University College, Cardiff, 1931 (the writer's 'little book' [?Egwyddorion Economeg (Caerdydd, 1930)], a copy of which he was sending to recipient, congratulations to recipient [on his knighthood]); David Salmon (principal), Training College, Swansea, 1917 (an enquiry as to whether 'the John Evans who libelled Griffith Jones, and the John Evans who superintended the Welsh Bible of 1769', were the same person [see The Dictionary of Welsh Biography, under Evans, John (1702-82)]); and Isaac J[ohn] Williams, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 1924-1933 (2) (enquiries relating to Edward Davis, a nineteenth century Carmarthenshire sculptor).


Letters, 1894-1895, and pedigrees, etc. sent to Stedman Thomas by Francis Green of Hampstead (and St Davids) and others; a copy of the will of James Jones of Dolecothy, Carmarthenshire and Abermâd, Cardiganshire, high sheriff of Carmarthenshire in 1667 and of Cardiganshire in 1671; notes, some of them by Stedman Thomas, on the Thomas of Pantygof and Stedman families, on Llanfair Clydogau (with reference to the Johnes and Hills-Johnes pedigrees), on the lordship of Kidwelly, etc.; miscellaneous pedigrees and printed genealogical tables, the latter relating to the earls of Llandaff; a (printed) note on the arms of Mathew of Radyr; a copy of a printed poem, 1881, by 'Joannes Towy' [John Jones, d. 1896] entitled 'The Doom of Drunkenness'; a copy (printed) of the Parliamentary election address, 1885, of W[alter] R[ice] H[owell] Powell [1819-1889] of Maesgwynne, Carmarthenshire.


Miscellaneous papers in the hand of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg') bound together in one volume. The contents include pp. 11- 36, a draft version of the essay 'A short review of the present state of Welsh MSS.' which appeared as a preface to The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales . . ., vol. I (London, 1801), the present version being a much fuller one than that actually published (see also NLW MSS 13089E, 13104B above); 39-57, transcripts of Welsh poems attributed to Rissierdyn, Iorwerth Fynglwyd, and Huw Dafydd; 68-121, a transcript of a sequence of seventy-two 'englynion' ('Englynion y Clyweit') and poems attributed to Meredydd ap Rosser, Rhys Brychan, Dafydd Llwyd Matheu, Ieuan Rhydd, Siencyn Rissiart, In. Risiarts, Siôn Tudur, Wiliam Cynwal, William Llyn, ? Huw Arwystli, Rhisiart Davies, Esgob Mynyw, Robert Gruffudd ab Ifan, Bartholomew Jones, Huw Llyn, Elis ap Rhys ap Edward, R. Hughes 'o Fôn', D[afydd ap] G[wilym], William Elias, [Edward Williams] 'Iolo Morganwg', and Gronwy Ddu (or Hopkin ap Thomas ap Einion), miscellaneous extracts, lists of the children of Llywarch Hen, Urien Rheged, etc.; 125, a note on the poet Siôn Cent; 127-8, genealogical notes on the descendants of Rhys ap Tewdwr headed 'Morganiaid Tredegyr'; 129, memoranda ? relating to the parish of St. Mary, Cardiff; 140-41, a transcript of an incomplete English poem described as an 'Old Poem on Glamorgan. English'; 147-8, extracts from Patrick Symson: The Historie of the Church . . . (London, 1634); 150, an incomplete transcript of a 'cywydd' attributed to Wm. Egwad; 153-4, incomplete notes headed 'History of Dunraven Castle'; 165, a list of people who had attained to a considerable age in Glamorganshire; 166, a transcript of a fragment (end portion) of a letter, December 1726, from Edward Gamage, [rector of] St. Athan, which appears to have contained information relating to the Stradling family of St. Donats (see NLW MS 13100B above); 167-8, ? an outline scheme or chapter headings for a proposed 'History of the Lordship of Glamorgan'; 179-80, notes headed 'Bonedd ag Anfonedd' [from Panton MS 63 now NLW MS 2029B]; 180, transcripts of 'englynion' attributed to R. Nanmor, Iorwerth Fynglwyd, and Iolo Goch; 181-2, a list headed 'Llyma enwau Celloedd Cor Illtyd'; 184, notes relating to the descent of the Rev. John Williams, Sevenoaks, Kent, circa 1800, from the Cogan family; 185-6, a list of markets and fairs [in co. Glamorgan]; 187, a note relating to the reform of parliamentary representation; 192-3, chapter headings for a proposed 'History of the British Bards'; 194, a list of old castles in co. Glamorgan; 198 + 203, an account between Edward Williams and Thomas Williams relating to the tuition of the former's children Margaret, Ann, and Taliessin, 1796-1803 (verso used for writing notes); 200-01, a list of literary topics headed 'Testunau gwastadol a sefydledig Beirdd Cadair Morganwg a Gwent ac Euas ac Ergin ac Ystrad Yw . . . derbyniedig bob amser a ganer arnynt . . .'; 204, an anecdote relating to a blind man; 204, three stanzas of Welsh verse by [Edward Williams] 'Iolo Morganwg'; 208-09, a copy of the inscription on the tomb of the Reverend Daniel Walter, master of Cowbridge School, ob. 25 August 1787, and his brother William, ob. 8 October 1789; 220-21, a short French - English - Welsh vocabulary; 223, an 'englyn' by [Edward Williams] 'Iolo Morganwg'; 227-9, notes relating to Hindustani prosody, etc.; 230, a brief note on Welsh bards and minstrels; 233 + 240, extracts from [Nicholas Owen:] Caernarvonshire, a sketch of its history . . . [London, 1792]; 236-7, a list of 'Barbarisms in Walter Davies' Translation of [Thomas] Gisborne [A Familiar Survey of the Christian Religion . . .]'; 238 + 235, rules of a scheme for collecting subscriptions for a proposed ? emigration, ? 1797; 243-4, a list of titles of ninety-five Welsh poems, mainly 'cywyddau', headed 'Celfyddydau, moesau, ag arferion'; 246-7, descriptive notes on co. Glamorgan; (continued)

249-52, notes on the waste lands ? of Radnorshire with suggestions relating to inclosures; 255-8, notes on the production of wine in Germany with suggestions re vine growing in Britain; 261, a note on three wells in the lordship of Newton Nottage; 263-6, a list of 'Druidical maxims'; 265, a draft title-page for a second edition of Edward Williams: The Fair Pilgrim, a poem translated from Dafydd ap Gwilym; 268, a note on 'Brut y Saeson'; 269-71, medicinal recipes and other extracts from ? the Annual Register; 273-85, 335-8, religious and philosophical notes or observations; 290-92, notes on heraldic terms, etc ., ? from the Encyclopaedia Britannica; 293-4, ? extracts from [Thomas] Maurice: Indian Antiquities; 299-304, notes headed 'Eastern District of the County of Radnor' (topography, soil, the possibility of coal deposits); 312-13, a transcript of a 'cywydd' attributed to Gutto'r Glyn; 318-19, notes headed 'History of the Bards' referring to Ll[ewely]n Siôn's treatise on bardism; 321-2, notes headed 'Llymma Reithiadur Cerdd'; 341, extracts from Esdras II, chapter XIV; 344, notes on 'Trefn yr Albannau'; 348-9, a list of 'remarkable instances of longevity' ? extracted from the General Magazine, September 1789; 352-3 a 'Table of the fifteen Diationick Chords of the system of the antient'; 355, notes on 'Rheol bwrw pris', 'Y Cant hir', the burning of lime ? in Anglesey, etc.; 356, two lists of rules headed 'Hyn a wna wr yn hiroesawg ag yn iachus', and 'a Fyrhaant einioes dyn ac a'i heneiddia'; 357-9 a list headed 'Llyma rai o Gweiriau Cerdd dant'; 360, notes headed 'A Comparison of the pronounciation of the letters in the Welsh or British tongue to the Greek and Hebrew letters'; 361, notes headed 'Gogwyddor i ddallt y pricciad yn Llyfr Robert ap Hugh y Telynior'; 361 (2), extracts from Sion Rhydderch: Grammadeg Cymraeg [1728]; and 368, a few triads, a few Welsh proverbs, a note relating to Lewys Morys, and a note on the 'Wenhwyseg' as the language of Welsh literature to circa 1300. Interspersed amongst the above items are miscellaneous Welsh verse, lists or groups of Welsh words often with English definitions or explanatory notes, grammatical or etymological notes, etc. In one instance notes have been written on the blank sides of an incomplete copy of Herbert Croft's printed proposals, 1792, for publishing an English dictionary based upon that of Samuel Johnson, and in another on the blank verso of a broadsheet containing a copy of a Latin inscription found in the parish of Gelligaer, co. Glamorgan, with a Welsh translation thereof.

'Iolo Morganwg'.

Miscellaneous Documents,

  • GB 0210 MISCDOCS
  • Fonds
  • [13th century]-1924 (accumulated [1920s]-[1930s]).

Miscellaneous deeds and documents, mainly relating to properties in co. Card., 1675-1902, co. Caern, 1546-1860, co. Carm., 1702-1914, co. Denb., 1575-1850, co. Flint, 1770-1776, co. Glam., [13 cent.?]-1924, co. Mer., 1598-1890, co. Mont., 1465-1877, co. Mon., 1630-1775, co. Pemb., 1753-1930, co. Rad., 1706-1840, Cheshire, 1703-1789, Gloucestershire, 1656-1788, Herefordshire, 1594-1772, Shropshire, 1710-1809, and Ireland, 1671-1922.


Penybont Hall (Radnorshire) Deeds,

  • GB 0210 PENYBONT
  • Fonds
  • 1728-1913 /

Deeds, 1728-1850, relating to the manor of Golon and other properties in Radnorshire, and Ludlow, Shropshire; deeds and documents, 1778-1808, relating to the manors of Brilley and Eardisley and other properties, Herefordshire, and the manor of Aberedw and other properties in Radnorshire; and a schedule of the Whitehead estate in Radnorshire, [early 20th century].

Penybont Hall Estate (Wales)