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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Welsh History

National, Special and University

Science Museum Library

  • Cobb family: corresp rel to travel in Wales, Scotland, France and Belgium 1815-17 (MS 618/1-2)

Museum of Welsh Life

  • Elsie Thomas Davies (Telynores Tawe), harpist: corresp and papers 1923-93 (3716/1-256)
  • GG Evans: notebooks and papers rel to 18th cent Wales (3752/1-424)
  • Misc records incl diaries, accounts and corresp rel to Llanbryn-Mair, Montgomeryshire, and Tir-phil, Glamorgan, 1861-1963 (3750/1-188)

National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records

  • Lloyd George family (addnl): papers incl corresp and papers of David Lloyd George and Gwilym Lloyd George (NLW MSS 23657-71)
  • Nicholas Ainger MP: constituency corresp and papers 1992-96
  • Philip Henry Burton (1904-95), theatre director, adoptive father of Richard Burton: literary manuscripts (NLW MSS 23542-5D)
  • Tony Curtis, poet: literary papers and corresp
  • Wayne David MEP: corresp and papers 1987-94
  • Edward Clement Davies (1884-1962) MP, leader of the Liberal Party (addnl): personal and political papers
  • George Ewart Evans (1909-88), author: manuscripts and papers
  • James Griffiths (1890-1975) MP (addnl): papers
  • Augustus Edwin John (1878-1961), artist (addnl): corresp (NLW MSS 23508D, 23567D)
  • Daniel Jones (1912-93), composer: music manuscripts and papers
  • David Jones (1895-1974), artist and writer (addnl): corresp (NLW MSS 23537E, 23541E, 23559E)
  • Glyn Jones (1905-95), poet and writer (addnl): literary manuscripts and corresp
  • Neil Gordon Kinnock MP: constituency corresp and papers 1988-95
  • O Llew Owain (1878-1956), author and journalist (addnl): manuscripts and papers (NLW MSS 23612-56)
  • Winifred Coombe-Tennant (Mam o Nedd) (1874-1956): letters to John Elwyn, artist (NLW MS 23531D)
  • Dylan Thomas (1914-53), poet: letters to Desmond Hawkins, novelist, critic and broadcaster (NLW MSS 23529C)
  • Freddie Welsh (1886-1927), boxer: scrapbooks
  • Grace Williams (1906-77), composer: music manuscripts
  • Development Board for Rural Wales: records c1970-90
  • Welsh Music Information Centre, Cardiff: music manuscripts and papers (Archif Canolfan Hysbysrwydd Cerddoriaeth Cymru)

University of Wales Swansea, Library and Information Services

  • Gordon Carruthers (addnl): papers rel to Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians 1970-96 (1997/6)
  • Gomer Evans: personal papers incl records rel to West Carmathenshire Divisional Labour Party 1922-59 (1997/27)
  • TJ Jones of Natyffyllon and Maesteg: papers rel to Independent Labour Party, Miners Welfare Association and Co-operative Society c1918-65 (1997/29)
  • National Union of Miners (South Wales Area), St Johns Lodge, Maesteg: minutes and corresp c1948-86 (1997/34)
  • Seven Sisters Rugby Club: minutes, accounts and records 1955-91 (1997/21)

Local Repositories in Wales

Anglesey County Record Office

  • Stein family, drapers, Amlwch: records 1909-72 (WM 1780)
  • William Thomas, shipbuilders, Amlwch (addnl): records c1870-1950 (WM 2)
  • Holyhead Empire Theatre Company: records 1924-74 (WM 1805)
  • Manchester House, drapers, Amlwch: day book 1954-91 (WM 1791)
  • Abarim Methodist Chapel, Llanfachraeth and Machraeth Mill: account book 1823-80 (WM 1775)
  • Holyhead Social and Cycling Club: minute book 1936-41 (WM 1765)
  • Anglesey Constabulary: Gwalchmai order book 1890-1903 (WM 1779)
  • Llangefni sub-district: vaccination register 1890-98 (WM 1785)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Daniel Edwardes of Caegwyn, Llangeitho: diaries rel to farming and chapel interests (ADX/382)
  • Llanwnen Post Office: accounts and papers 1926-38 (DB/20)
  • Llanllwchaiarn parish records incl overseers accounts 1837-80 (ADX/354)
  • Lledrod Community Council (addnl): records 1970-96 (ACC 1045)
  • Ysgubor y Coed Community Council: records 1895-1989 (ACC 994)
  • Aberystwyth and District Probus Club: minutes 1971-93 (DSO/16)
  • Caerwedros Memorial Hall. Llandyssilio-gogo: minutes, accounts and corresp 1946-92 (ADX/350)
  • Cardinganshire Quarter Sessions: treasurers accounts 1861-66 (ADX/364/1)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Hughes family of Kinmel: witness statements and notes of arbitration rel to Kinmel Hall building contract 1877-80 (DD/DM/1271)
  • Charles Jones, diarist: papers rel to turnpikes, Board of Guardians and friendly societies in Abergele 1843-1916 (DD/DM/1260)
  • Llangollen railway (addnl): accounts, train registers and plans c1860-1935 (DD/DM/1258)
  • Chirk parish records 17th-20th cent incl papers rel to dispute between Sir Edward Trevor and Sir Thomas Myddelton 1629-30 (PD/19/1)

Dolgellau Record Office

  • Pale estate, Llandderfel: records incl ledgers and rent books 1950-60 (4930)
  • Thomas Edward Ellis (1859-1899) MP: parliamentary papers (ZM/4929)
  • Dr Lewis Lloyd: notes rel to maritime history 19th-20th cent (4931)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Graig Shipping Co, Cardiff (addnl): minutes and records 1919-92 (1997/74)
  • National Coal Board (addnl): administrative records, plans and photographic collection 20th cent (1997/4, 47, 133)
  • University College, Cardiff: Aberdare Hall of Residence records, late 19th-20th cent (1997/131)
  • National Health Service, Cardiff, Glamorgan and Merthyr executive councils: minutes 1947-70 (1997/89, 117)
  • Cardiff, Neath, Merthyr Tydfil and Swansea Borough Police Forces: personnel records 1920-69 (1997/71, 88)
  • Italian Consulate, Cardiff: records 1896-1939 (1997/58)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Bryn Hir estate, Llanrhidian: records 19th-20th cent
  • Child-Villiers family, Earls of Jersey (addnl): Briton Ferry estate records 20th cent
  • James family of Brynaman (addnl): Neuadd estate records 20th cent
  • A Leslie Evans, president of the Port Talbot Historical Society: papers rel to history of Port Talbot
  • Celtic Studios, stained glass mfrs, Swansea (addnl): records 20th cent
  • Siloam Independent Chapel, Pentre-Estyll, Swansea: records 1875-1980
  • Welsh Wesleyan denomination, Morgannwg Circuit (addnl): records rel to Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire 1822-1975
  • Cambrian Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, Swansea: minutes 1867-87
  • Aberavon Townswomens Guild: minutes and records 1959-86
  • Gwauncaegurwen Miners Welfare Hall: minutes 1938-62
  • Independent Order of Oddfellows, Swansea District: records 1884-1924
  • Neath Abbey: grants of land in Gower to the Abbey c1290

Gwent Record Office

  • Jenkins family of Trostre: deeds and records 17th-19th cent
  • Nicholl Carne family of St Donats Castle: deeds and records rel to St Mellons and Pont-y-Cath 16th-19th cent
  • Rolls family, Barons Llangattock (addnl): estate papers rel to property in Bermondsey, Camberwell and Southwark 1897-1900
  • Thomas Hewertson & Co, tobacco merchants, Newport: accounts and corresp 20th cent
  • National Coal Board and predecessor companies: compensation registers 20th cent
  • Port of Newport (addnl): customs and excise documents and register of shipping 1832-1956
  • White Swan Hotel, Monmouth: deeds 1703-1911
  • Garndiffaith and Varteg Industrial and Provident Society Ltd: records 1937-1982
  • Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Ltd: records 1922-96
  • Gwent Bee Keepers Association: minutes, corresp and records 1918-96
  • Newport County Court: records incl registers and cause books 1854-1986

Gwynedd, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Dafydd Orwig, educationalist and Welsh Nationalist politician: papers 1950-90
  • Solomon Andrews (addnl): papers 19th-20th cent
  • Carter Vincent, solicitors, Bangor (addnl): records 19th-20th cent
  • Caernarfonshire Climbers Club (addnl): records 20th cent
  • Gwynedd Law Society: records 20th cent

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Lloyds and Vawers Charities: trustees minute book 1841-1987 (D/RKL)
  • United Charities of Haverfordwest: trustees minute book 1855-1987 (D/RKL)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Lloyd-Verney family of The Clochfaen, Montgomeryshire: estate records 1734-1927 (M/D/BRA)
  • Breconshire Wesleyan Methodist Church: records 1780-1969 (B/D/LBY)
  • Powys Health Care Trust: records 1920-79 (P/H)
  • Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats (addnl): records (M/D/LIB)
  • Brecknock and Radnor Magistrates Courts (addnl): records 1980-97 (B/PS)

Wrexham County Borough Archives

  • Wrexham Library local studies collection incl plans and photographs