Fonds GB 0210 WDPIPS - W. D. Phillips Collection of deeds,

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W. D. Phillips Collection of deeds,


  • 1799-1859. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.029 cubic metres (1 box).

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

W. D. Phillips (alive 1931) was a solicitor working for the firm of Thomas Phillips & Sons, Aberdare, Glamorgan.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by W. D. Phillips, of Thomas Phillips & Sons, Solicitors, Aberdare, 1931.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Deeds relating to properties at Deep Dean, Walford, Herefordshire, 1799-1816, and in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, 1788-1859.

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 two files: Deep Dean deeds; and Merthyr Tydfil deeds.

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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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds. The material comprises earlier records collected by W. D. Phillips.

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Institution identifier

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

March 2003.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW Project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule, W. D. Phillips;

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  • Text: W. D. Phillips Collection of deeds.