Fonds GB 0210 WISAMS - W. Isaac Williams Collection of Gogarth Deeds,

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W. Isaac Williams Collection of Gogarth Deeds,


  • 1517-1910 (accumulated [c. 1900]-1958) / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

W. Isaac Williams (fl. 1935-1958), of Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, acquired deeds relating to the counties of Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire, and deeds relating to the Hughes family of Gogarth, Tywyn, Merionethshire.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Deposited by W. Isaac Williams, Pembrey, 1935 and 1958.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Deeds and documents relating to Cardiganshire, 1590-1751; and Montgomeryshire, 1517-1770; deeds and documents relating to the Hughes family of Gogarth, 1669-1910; and miscellaneous items, 1692-1825.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: deeds relating to Cardiganshire; deeds relating to Montgomeryshire; deeds and documents of the Hughes family of Gogarth; and miscellaneous documents.

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

English, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

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

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from name of collector. The majority of the material collected by W. Isaac Williams pre-dates his birth.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


Project identifier


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Description identifier

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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule, W. Isaac Williams, Gogarth Deeds.

Accession area