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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Welsh History


BBC Written Archives Centre

  • Broadcasting Council for Wales: agendas, minutes and papers 1954-79 (WA37)


Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Pencraig family of Llangefni: photograph album 1909-1924 (WD 12/60)
  • Anglesey County Council: records of the Licensing and Weights and Measures Department 1919-1975 (WM 387a)
  • Carmel Independent Chapel: annual reports 1931-2004 (WM 2271)
  • Ebenezer Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Holyhead: additional records 1900-2005 (WD 5)
  • Gorsedd Beirdd Mon (Anglesey Eisteddfod Society): committee minutes and minutes 1874-1875, 1998-2009 (WM 2245, WM 2266)
  • Hugh Hughes Charity, Holyhead: records 1894-1998 (WM 2242)
  • Llanfaes parish: churchwardens' accounts and account book of Lady Bulkeley's Legacy 1837-1896 (WPE 79)
  • Llanfechell Independent Chapel: minutes 1834-1973
  • Llanfechell Community Council: records 1967-1979 (WP 37)
  • Parish records of Amlwch, Beaumaris, Bodedern, Holyhead, Llanbeulan, Llanddeusant, lLandegfan, Llandyfrydog, Llandysilio, Llaneilian, Llanfaelog, Llanfaes, Llanfairpwll, Llanfair yn neubwll, Llanidan, Llanrhuddlad, Llanwenllwyfo, Llechylched, Penmon, Penmynydd, Rhoscolyn, Rhosneigr and Tal y Llyn 1628-2005 (WPE)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Llandeilo and Lampeter Light Railway: book of reference 1905 (Acc. 8121)
  • Carmarthen East and Dynevor Labour Party: records incl minutes and corresp 1962-1986 (8048)
  • Save Our Sands: papers relating to the campaign to prevent Pen Bre Sands being used as a munitions testing site c1960-1970 (8051)
  • Welsh Vine Growers Association: records incl account book, membership book and corresp 1966-1975 (Acc. 8118)
  • Gelli Aur May Day Fair: records incl minutes, accounts, photographs and publicity material c 1995-2006 (8062)

Ceredigion Archives

  • J W Davies, ironmongers, Lampeter: ledgers 1900-1906 (DB/75)
  • Evans Thomas and Jones, solicitors: letter books, corresp files, copy wills, sales particulars and other papers 1800-2000 (ETJ)
  • Cymanfa Ganu: papers and programmes 1885-1929 (ANC/58)
  • Llangwryryfon Wind Farm Campaign: papers rel to the campaign against Llangwyryfon Wind Farm 2000-2004 (DSO/102)
  • Soroptimist International, Aberystwyth and District: records incl minute books, account books, club history and others 1977-2008 (DSO/117)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Hotpoint Ltd, domestic appliance manufacturers: company records 1960-2009 (CX 347, CP 346)
  • Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway: photograph album 1907 (CP 344)
  • Red Garages, Llandudno: business records and photographs 1907-1979 (CX 341, CP 339)
  • Caerhun and Llanbedr-y-Cennin parishes: records and registers 1870-2006 (CEP 12 (Add.), CEP 16 (Add.), CP 343)
  • English Baptist Church, Old Colwyn: minutes and title deeds 1895-2005 (CX 367)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Ivor Wynne Jones, journalist and author: papers 1900-2000 (DD/DM/1694)
  • Rhyl Foundry: records 1900-1999 (DD/DM/1705)
  • Denbighshire County Cricket Club: minutes, ledgers and score books 1940-2003 (DD/DM/1700)
  • Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod: grounds committee minute book 1946-1949 (DD/LE (addnl))
  • Rhyl County Court: registers of plaints and minutes, registers of summonses, fees register, insolvency ledger and appointments of officials 1847-1927 (CCD/F)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Elwyn-Jones family of Flintshire: family papers 1911-1990 (AN 4264)
  • Florence Davies, of Nerquis: diaries 1929-1939 (AN 4224)
  • Stephen Barry Jones, Baron Jones of Deeside, MP for Flint East: misc personal papers 2006-2007 (AN 4217)
  • Ivor Wynne Jones, journalist and author: papers regarding local issues 1891-1958 (AN 4280)
  • Peggy Rogers, architect: personal papers 1971-1995 (AN 4225)
  • George Emlyn Williams, playwright and actor: letters and photographs 1980-1990 (AN 4293)
  • Airbus, aircraft manufacturer, Broughton: photographs and notes on history 1930-1999 (AN 4299)
  • North Wales Paper Co Ltd, paper manufacturers: correspondence and account book 1877-1896 (AN 4229)
  • Dyserth Field Club: minutes and other papers 1917-2007 (AN 4258)
  • Hawarden Estate: photographic survey 1990 (AN 4249)
  • Hawarden Park Cricket Club: minute book and score books 2002-2008 (AN 4219)
  • National Union of Mineworkers, North Wales area: records incl minutes 1960-2000 (AN 4270)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Beti Rhys, teacher and author: manuscripts, diaries, personal papers, photographs and publications 1909-2003 (DWAW39)
  • Griffith Thomas, captain, of Aberporth: records incl notebook 1930s (D 655)
  • Ursula Masson, historian: additional papers c1970-2008 (DWAW30)
  • Stephenson & Alexander, chartered surveyors, chartered auctioneers and estate agents: sundry papers 1851-1953 (DSA/29/1-48)
  • Barry Yacht Club: records incl corresp, minutes, financial papers and membership applications 1930-2002 (DBYC)
  • Carmarthen Poor Law Union: records incl medical day books, prescription books, Medical Officer's relief book and ledger accounts 1873-1935 (Acc. 2009/67)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Dafydd Wigley, Plaid Cymru MP: constituency corresp, minutes and reports 1977-1982 (XM 12509)
  • British Sub Aqua Club, Gwynedd Branch: records 1965-2008 (XD 145)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Edward Jones & Son, solicitors, Blaenau Festiniog: records 19th cent-20th cent (Z/DU)
  • William Morris, milliners and haberdashers: personal papers 1800-2000 (ZM/6580)
  • Penrhyndeudraeth Lead Mining Co: ledger 1875-1882 (ZM/6917)
  • Aberdovey Welfare Trust: records 1918 (ZM/6575)
  • Royal British Legion, Barmouth Branch: records 1926-1997 (ZM/6589)
  • Bryntirion Estate: deeds 1713-1888 (ZM/6969)
  • Dr Williams School, Dolgellau: additional papers 1875-2003 (ZM/6926)
  • Llanuwchllyn parish: rate book 1841 (ZM/6583)
  • Merched y Wawr, Meirionnydd: minute books 1982-2008 (ZM/6612)
  • Merioneth Nant Conwy constituency: papers 20th cent (ZM/6588)
  • Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society: additional papers (ZM/6911)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Mathias family of Summerton Farm, Carew: papers 1818-1944 (HDX/1800)
  • St Florence Voluntary Controlled School: log books and other papers 1870-2009 (SSR/1/1/47)
  • Milford Haven Port Authority: plans of Milford Docks 19th-20th cent (D/MHPA)
  • Parcglas Estate: deeds, maps, wills, corresp and other papers 1566 - 1907 (HDX/1806)
  • Campaign against the proposed tetramast in Uzmaston parish: file of research, letters and objections 2004-2005 (HDX/1782)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Sandbach family of Hafodunos and Bryngwyn: deeds and papers rel to the Bryngwyn Hall Estate in Llanfechain 1769-1948 (M/D/BRA)
  • Beguildy Parish Council: minutes, financial records, councillors' declarations and attendance registers 1894-1988 (R/PC/20)
  • Brecon Churches Together: records incl minutes, corresp 1968-2007 (B/NC/G/3)
  • Forden School: log books, admissions registers and other records incl summary registers, punishment book, stocks and stores books 1855-2004 (M/E/PS/68)
  • Llandeilo Graban parish: register 1669-1812 (R/EP)
  • Llanfair Waterdine Women's Institute: committee and monthly meeting minutes 1926-2003 (R/D/WI/11)
  • Manafon parish: minute book of Manafon Parochial Church Council 1920-2008 (Acc 1893)
  • Scouts Association, Radnor: records including photographs 1910-2000 (R/SOC)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Anthony Edward Pierce, Bishop of Swansea and Brecon: personal papers 1941-2009
  • Skewen Rugby Football Club: papers (D/D Z 779)
  • Swansea Borough Police: records incl occurrence books, corresp, reports and Home Office circulars relating to the licensing of premises used to store explosives and Swansea Police war reserve disciplinary book 1914-1969
  • Swansea and Brecon Dioceses Mothers Union: council notes, secretary notes, minutes of trustees, annual reports, accounts and other papers 1876-2009
  • Swansea Hebrew Congregation: records incl minute books, records of the Swansea Jewish Youth Club, Beth HaMidrash minute book, corresp files, marriage registers, Janet Neilsens papers and photographs 1893-1984
  • Tonna Primary School: records including log books, admissions registers, attendance registers, stock books and other adminsitrative papers 1874-1982 (E/N 27)
  • Young Womens Christian Association, Swansea: records comprising reports, deeds, photographs, and other papers 1880-2000 (D/D WAW 30)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Margiad Evans, author: holograph poems and holograph chapters of her autobiography 1943 (NLW MS 23994F & 23997D)
  • Alun Hoddinott, composer: additional collection of music manuscripts, plus letters and other papers (Alun Hoddinott Archive)
  • Sir Henry Morton Stanley, explorer and journalist: autograph letter disputing his Welsh ancestry, as exposed in a contemporary newspaper 1872 (NLW MS 23981)
  • Hilary Tann, composer: papers (Hilary Tann Papers)
  • Peter Temple-Morris, Baron Temple-Morris, politician: political papers (Lord Temple-Morris Papers)
  • Dylan Thomas, poet and prose writer: a manuscript letter from Dylan Thomas to Graham Greene, and a typescript of an annotated poem fragment "Into her lying-down head" by Thomas (NLW MS 23981)
  • William Wotton, Scholar: first edition of "Lexivon Islandicum" heavily annotated throughout by William Wotton 1683 (NLW MS 24002)


Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Ifor Williams, Welsh scholar: testimonials 1908 (Acc. 2009/7)
  • Bangor Dialectical Society: minute book 2000-2005 (Acc. 2009/9)