GB 0210 WILEMP
Wilfrid J. Hemp Collection of Deeds,
- 1557-1808 (accumulated [?late 1910s]-[pre 1933]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.173 cubic metres (94 deeds)
Name of creator
Wilfred James Hemp (1882-1962), was an archaeologist. In 1928, he was appointed Secretary to the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire. He was the President of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, 1955-56, and wrote many articles for Archaeologia Cambrensis.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated to the National Library of Wales by Wilfrid J. Hemp, 1933.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds, 1557-1808, relating to premises mainly in Carmarthenshire, with some in Montgomeryshire, Cardiganshire and Flintshire, and a small number in other Welsh counties.
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 chronologically in three separate groups.
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 catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from donor's name.
Virtua system control number
Name access points
- Hemp, W. J. (Wilfrid James) (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 Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, Schedule of Wilfrid J. Hemp Deeds; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001).