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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Welsh History


Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • William Philip Griffith, Welsh historian: annotated thesis "Welsh students at Oxford, Cambridge and the Inns of Court during the 16th and early 17th Centuries" 1981 (WM/2427)
  • Robert Humphrey Prothero, Chief Constable of Anglesey: journal written while Superintendant at Holyhead Police Station 1912-1915 (WM/2418)
  • Corporation of Trinity House: plans for coastal features incl lighthouses and piers around Anglesey c1960-1989 (WCD/441-465)
  • Llanfwrog parish: vestry book 1796-1822 (WM/2383)
  • Llangefni Cricket Club: minutes rel to formation 1957-1959 (WM/2440)
  • Llyn Alaw Sailing Club: papers rel to setting up of club 1953-1978 (WM/2398)
  • Tabernacle Congregational Chapel, Holyhead: history of the organ compiled by Emrys Owen 1980-2012 (WM/2422/3)
  • Theatr Fach Llangefni: costume designs, photographs, stage plans and other papers late 20th cent (WM/2401)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Howell Family of Maesgwynne: labourers' wages book 1820-1828 (8315)
  • John Burningham, author and illustrator: preparatory and finished artwork for his "Little Books" picture books c1970-1979 (JBu)
  • Carmarthen Bay Power Station: plans and notes rel to maintenance c1954-1973 (8294)
  • Brechfa Community Primary School: records incl admission registers, log books, school board minute book, punishment book and photographs 1867-2012 (8307)
  • Carmarthen Embroidery Guild: records incl minutes, accounts and corresp c1980-2010 (8283)
  • Carmarthenshire Constabulary: Pencader station diaries 1847-1878 (8319)
  • Llandeilo Fawr Poor Law Union: rate book for Talley (1839-1843, 1920) 1839-1920 (8316)
  • Llanelli House School of Nursing: nurses' certificate register, photographs and school prospectus 1947-1952 (8306)
  • St David & Christchurch Church, Carmarthen: records incl vestry books, parish terrier, mothers' union records, Sunday school registers, faculties, deeds, accounts, electoral rolls, orders of service, plans and newspaper cuttings 1845-1978 (8272)
  • St David's Hospital, Carmarthen: records incl reports, files and photographs c1980-2010 (8282)
  • United Commercial Travellers Association, Carmarthen branch: minute book 1926-1962 (8265)
  • Whitland Community Primary School: records incl admissions registers and log books 1866-2000 (8278)
  • Ysgol Rhys Prichard, Llanymddyfri: records incl log books, attendance books, accounts, managers' minutes and copy letter book 1862-1995 (8284)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Morgan family of Alltyblaca and Talybont: family papers, deeds and photographs incl material rel to the Morgan Jones family 1786-2011 (ADX/1352)
  • J. Miall Jones, chemist, Aberystwyth: records (MUS/82)
  • Lerry Woollen Mills, Tal-y-bont: business records 1929-79 (DB/91)
  • Mile End Cafe, Lampeter: ledger, previous used by Bibby's of Lampeter c1920-87 (ADX/1355)
  • Aberystwyth and District Telecommunications Advisory Committee: records incl minutes 1988-90 (DSO/135)
  • Aberystwyth Anti Poll Tax Campaign: records (DSO/136)
  • Alzheimer's Disease Society, North Ceredigion branch: records c1990-99 (DSO/131)
  • Ceredigion Community Health Council: records (DSO/134)
  • Cilgerran Chapel: accounts incl for chapel building 1795-1807 (ANC/67)
  • Merched y Wawr, Llanbedr Pont Steffan: minutes 1972-2001 (DSO/33/15)
  • South Wales Regional Council for County Council Roadmen: minutes 1947-55 (DSO/130)
  • Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils: records (DSO/128)
  • Ysgol Pontgarreg: log books and school history (ref: ADX/1367) 1949-2012 (POG)
  • Ceredigion Archives: "our wall": notes, cartoon, postcards, photographs and other items from the archives office pin-board at Swyddfa'r Sir, former home of the archives 1996-2012 (CSC/DECS/RO/24)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Darbishire Family, Penmaenmawr: estate map of properties in Penmaenmawr 1870 (CMaps & Plans 95)
  • Griff R Jones, author: research material rel to slate quarry industry in Betws-y-Coed and Cwm Penmachno c1890-2010 (CX490)
  • Elfin Llwyd, barrister and politician: files rel to his membership of parliament c1990-2010 (CX496)
  • Dora Parton, author: memoir of childhood and family photographs 1899-1924 (CX550, CP491)
  • William Graham Rear, author: photographs gathered in the course of his research into railway and bus history c1880-1980 (CP384)
  • Cyngor Cymuned Llansanffraid Glan Conwy Community Council: minutes, accounts and corresp 1896-2000 (CPC8)
  • Dwygyfylchi tithe: map and apportionment 1842 (CEP15)
  • Football Association of Wales, Vale of Conway area: corresp rel to matches and admin 1968-1971 (CX391)
  • Llandudno parish: registers of baptism, banns, marriages, confirmations, funerals and services, account books, inventories and plans 1750-2002 (CEP17)
  • Welsh Water Authority, Conwy: maps and plans 1874-1986 (CMaps & Plans 5)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Abbeytown Women's Institute: records 1936-2007 (DSO 311)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Susanna Mostyn, resident of Segrwyd Hall: photograph albums and newspaper cuttings 1850-1890 (DD/DM/1801)
  • Buddug Owen, doctor: research notes and papers rel to some Welsh hospitals 20th cent (DD/DM/1689)
  • Kathleen Webb, local historian: papers incl research notes, photographs, maps and plans rel to Llanbedr and Ruthin 20th cent (DD/DM/1799)
  • Peter Wild, caver: caving diary covering locations throughout Britain, newspaper cuttings and obituary 1932-1991 (DD/DM/1521)
  • Butcher, Ruthin: accounts and related papers 1856-1885 (DD/DM/1790)
  • Citizens Advice Bureau, Rhyl: day books 1970-1983 (DD/DM/1788)
  • Ruthin Women's Institute: records incl minutes, programmes, annual reports, scrapbooks and photograph album 1937-2010 (DD/DM/1783)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Pennant family of Bodfari: estate and family papers incl estate survey and maps c1734-1999 (AN4612-4614, AN4623-4627)
  • Grosvenor Chater & Co Ltd, paper makers, Abbey Mills: salary ledgers 1931-1955 (AN4698)
  • Clwyd Community Theatre Association: records incl minutes, attendance book, constitution file and production details c1976-1993 (AN4696)
  • Dee Road Infants School, Connah's Quay: records incl log book, admission registers, governors' minutes and photographs 1878-2012 (AN4659 & AN4666)
  • Hanmer Home Guard: records incl accounts, corresp, photographs and a map c1940-1949 (AN4648)
  • Mark Master Masons of England, Hawarden Lodge: records incl minutes, accounts and membership records 1927-2005 (AN4642)
  • Merched y Wawr: Holywell: minutes 1970-2011 (AN4633)
  • Welsh Water: corresp 1887-1957 (AN4647)
  • Wepre Women's Institute: scrapbook c1950-2011 (AN4639)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Thomas Dalton, solicitor: additional corresp 1821-1852 (D869)
  • Blodwen Sorton Davies, Welsh teacher: notebooks and music manuscript book rel to her teaching career c1928-1929 (D916)
  • George Frederick Insole, coal owner and shipper: sporting diary with enclosed photographs and papers 1891-1899 (D847)
  • Christopher Paul Lowell, amateur photographer: 35mm transparencies of Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan valleys, Glamorganshire canals c1960-1969 (D876)
  • Ivan Dale Owen, architect: project papers incl plans and photographs, lectures, articles, research notes and corresp 1949-1997 (D900)
  • William Arthur Slocombe, army private and prisoner of war: corresp, pay book, memoranda, record of demobilization 20th cent (D895)
  • Louis Henri Elias Verloppe, member of merchant navy: seaman's papers 1939-1987 (D877)
  • Edgar Watkins, composer: MS music composed by Edgar Watkins 20th cent (D929)
  • Allied Steel & Wire Ltd, steel and wire manufacturers, Cardiff: reports rel to internal material movement, permanent way, rail operating system and rail track improvement scheme c1980-1989 (D925)
  • Blue Circle Industries plc: records rel to land reclamation at Rhoose Point, Vale of Glamorgan incl photographs, reports and newsletters 1991-2001 (D868)
  • David Brothers, butchers, Cowbridge: ledger 1976-1997 (DCRS/1/6)
  • David Llewellyn Williams, shoemaker, Neath: business and family papers 20th cent (D/D Z 899)
  • John Raymond Transport, haulage contractor, Bridgend: daily accounts 1957-1961 (DCRS/1/5)
  • Lyn Howells (Transport) Ltd, livestock and agricultural haulage contractor, Coychurch: daily accounts book, transit of animals vehicle log and ledger 1914-1997 (DCRS/1/4)
  • Theatre Royal, Barry: registers of wages and staff hours, stock books, shop sales book, weekly returns and maintenance sheets 1974-1999 (D862)
  • William Bradley Estate, landowners and developers, Cardiff: register of building leases c1856-1973 (D932)
  • Wintle Henry Rhys, cabinet maker and undertaker, Bridgend: account book 1891-1896 (D842)
  • Cardiff Institute for the Blind: minutes, financial records, register of officers and members of the council, register of students and workers, legal papers, photographs, building plans, a brief history of the Institute c1877-2010 (DBLI/C)
  • Cardiff Municipal Musical Society: corresp, accounts, programmes and tickets to society dinners 1943-1993 (D905)
  • Cardiff Women's Centre: corresp, magazines and newsletters 20th cent (DWAW52)
  • East Glamorgan English Baptist Association: minutes, accounts, cash book, attendance books, handbooks and directories, statistical returns, histories, programmes and other records, Home Mission Fund ledger 1898-2011 (DBAP1)
  • East Glamorgan Hospital: admissions and discharges registers, major operations book 1980-1994 (D920)
  • Ely Hospital, Cardiff: master and medical superintendent's journal 1929-1937 (D839)
  • Friends of Caerphilly Music: corresp, minutes, Charity Commission papers 1992-2001 (D886)
  • Gabalfa Polytechnic Cricket Club: minute book and score book 1959-1975 (D881)
  • Glamorgan County Cricket Club: minutes, scrapbook, private ledger and letter on winning the County Championship 1888-1997 (D849)
  • Glamorgan County Mental Hospital: admin and patient records, burial and mortuary registers and other medical records 1875-2008 (DHGL)
  • Graig and Dewi Sant Hospitals, Pontypridd: minute books, admissions, discharge of patients and inmates registers, midwives' registers of cases, mortuary and death registers and photographs 1887-2004 (D906)
  • Llwynypia Hospital: registers of patients, outpatients records, mortuary registers, printed history of the hospital and photographs 1957-2006 (D919)
  • Merched y Wawr, Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr: minutes, agenda and reports 1985-2000 (D857)
  • Pentwyn Cottage Hospital, Treorchy: registers of patients, admissions registers, and photographs 1947-1991 (D921)
  • Pontypridd and District Cottage Hospital: minutes, inpatients case registers, registers of deaths, mortuary register, chest clinic records, history of the hospital 2002, visitors' books, photographs, midwife's register of cases and staff records 1911-1992 (DHPP)
  • Porth and District Hospital: admission and discharge registers, report books, attendances book and photographs 1875-2008 (DHGL)
  • Rhiwfelin Hospital, Llantrisant: mortuary register book and photograph of hospital 1982-1991 (D918)
  • Riverside Ward Labour Party, Cardiff: minute books and corresp 1975-1986 (D866)
  • St Mary's Roman Catholic School, Merthyr Tydfil: admission registers 1906-1945 (D715/1-2)
  • Tabernacl Welsh Baptist Church, The Hayes, Cardiff: photographs and roll of honour 19th - 20th cent (D933)

Gwent Archives

  • John Cooke, Goytre: diary, memorandum and petty cash books with transcript 1769-1779 (D5802)
  • Tudor Cule, railway bridge engineer and scout: diaries, scouts' record book and log book 1917-1968 (D5705)
  • Thomas Baker Jones, solicitor and rugby player: business and personal papers incl cuttings and photographs of rugby career c1870-1949 (D5831)
  • Paul Esmond Russell-Jones, rugby player: personal papers incl cuttings and photographs of rugby career c1894-1940 (D5831)
  • F Walker, naval historian: photograph album entitled "Welsh Tour 1886: Naval Review 1889" created by Mr Walker, incl photographs of Monmouthshire buildings 1886-1889 (D5738)
  • Aberdare Holdings Group, electric cable manufacturers: company magazine, photographs and cuttings c1950-1969 (D5734)
  • Crumlin Valley Collieries Ltd: register of payments under the Workmen's Compensation Act 1906 c1923 (D5807)
  • Francis Hicks & Son, haulage contractors, Newport: corresp and ledgers 1913-1923 (D5806)
  • Great Western Railway Co, Dingestow Railway Station: records 20th cent (D5764)
  • Lloyd & Pratt, solicitors, Newport: records c1800-2000 (D5763)
  • Orders & Handford Steamship Co Ltd, Cardiff: letters to Captain D. Davies 1893-1905 (D5771)
  • Stephenson & Alexander, chartered surveyors, Cardiff: sales particulars rel to properties in the Gwent area 1880-1917 (D5726)
  • Ironmonger, Monmouth: account books 1849-1872 (D5724)
  • Vizard & Son, solicitors, Monmouth: records incl Monmouth Borough dispute 19th - 20th cent (D5765 & 5766)
  • William Parry, saddler, Tredegar: account book 1944-1949 (D5772)
  • 7th Battalion Mon (Ebbw Vale) Home Guard: list of serving men 1942-1944 (D5803)
  • Gwent Federation of Womens Institutes: records incl minutes, files and those of individual WIs which have closed 20th - 21st cent (D5779)
  • Islwyn and District Anglers: minutes and corresp 1973-1987 (D5811)
  • Monmouth Borough Quarter Sessions: record books 1716-1835 (D5789)
  • Nash Community Charity, Newport: records incl Waterloo Inn, Newport c1870-1990 (D5759)
  • Oakdale Workmen's Hospital: minutes 1945-1948 (D5729)
  • Risca Fly-Fishing Association and Islwyn District Anglers: corresp 1957-1997 (D5829)
  • Ynysddu and Cwmflinfach Angling Club: minutes and corresp 1970-1975 (D5825)
  • parish registers and records for ecclesiastical parishes in Monmouthshire [transferred from the National Library of Wales] 16th-20th cent (Acc 5713)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Thomas family of Tyddynyberth, Bethel: papers incl corresp c1839-1963 (XM8039, XS3442)
  • Penrhyn Quarries Ltd, Bethesda: corresp and transport records 1900-1968 (XPQ)
  • Caernarfon and Gwyrafi Literary Society: corresp and minutes 1997-2010 (XM10675)
  • Caernarvonshire Climbers Club: minutes, newsletters and guidebooks 1984-2012 (XD52)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Llechwedd Slate Caverns: papers rel to creation as a tourist attraction 1969-1972 (Z/M/7026)
  • Barmouth and Dyffryn Football Club: minute book 1948-1951 (Z/M/7076)
  • Brithdir Primary School: punishment book and admissions register 1901-2006 (Z/A/59)
  • Towyn Silver Band: papers 1906-1929 (ZM/7042 & ZM/7050)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Whittals family of Llandrindod Wells: farm account book 1831-1874 (R/X/229)
  • Harry Soan, radio broadcaster: papers incl transcripts, handwritten notes and tapes rel to his broadcasts on natural history and farming, newspaper cuttings and other ephemera c1930-1989 (B/X/184)
  • Brecon Boat Co: records incl bills and accounts, corresp, inventories of company properties and leases 1798-1953 (B/X/189)
  • Newton Foundry: corresp and records c1906-1979 (M/BI/1)
  • Guilsfield parish: baptism, marriages, banns, burial and service registers, account books, minutes and charity records 1572-1995 (M/EP/13)
  • Llanbadarn Fynydd Women's Institute: minute books, expenses books and corresp 1958-2011 (R/D/WI/12)
  • Radnorshire Constabulary: general order book, diary of Mr Bufton 1895-1943 (R/X/232)
  • Royal British Legion, Crossgates and District branch: minute books and photograph album 1831-1874 (R/X/233)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Joan Ellis, pig breeder: diaries and papers rel to her time as a pig breeder 1954-2011 (D/D EH 80/1-9)
  • Ethel Rosate Lunn, poet: poetry and corresp (D/D Z 166)
  • Mair Eluned Rees, midwife: registers of cases, registration cards and nursing certificates c1940-1959 (D/D Z 885/1)
  • Cor Meibion Aberafan (Aberavon Male Voice Choir): records incl programmes, photographs and newspaper cuttings 1967-2011
  • Hill House Hospital, Swansea: admission and discharge registers, death registers, theatre register, register of staff c1929-1999 (D/D H/HH)
  • Minority Ethnic Women's Network (MEWN) Swansea: minutes, brochures, publications and reports rel to ethnicity and women's issues in Wales 1996-2000 (WAW 37)
  • Swansea City Council, Treasurer's Department: rating valuation lists 1935-1998 (TR 4-8)
  • Swansea Port Health Authority: records incl annual reports of the Medical Officer of Health, register of Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot arrivals, register of inspection of food, register of nuisances, register of sickness, register of rat destruction, papers rel to control of smallpox c1923-1990 (PH 1)
  • West Glamorgan Youth Dance Company: programmes and photographs of activities 1978-1994 (CC/S Ed 2/40)
  • Cefn Coed Hospital, Swansea: records incl minute books, superintendent's patient reports, admin records, patient record book, plans and deeds 1696-1959 (D/D H/CC 45/1-91)
  • Mynyddbach Chapel, Swansea: title and trust deeds 1797-2011 (D/D ind 24)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Olwen Davies, opera singer and political activist: papers rel to CND Cymru, International Advisory Group, Aberystwyth Peace Network, Greenham Common and Chernobyl Children's Project c1944-2011 (Olwen Davies CND Papers)
  • John Griffith, traveller to New Zealand: journal of a voyage to New Zealand 1863-1864 (MS 24033)
  • Gwyneth Lewis, poet: further papers incl her earliest poetry and prose work (Gwyneth Lewis Papers)
  • Berta Ruck, novelist: journal of day-today activities incl letters and printed ephemera 1934-1935 (MS 24031E)
  • Philip Edward Thomas, poet and prose writer: diary 1917 (MS 24030A)
  • Peggy Eileen Arabella Whistler, novelist, poet and artist: corresp, notebooks and other papers rel to her and her family (ex 2790 i & ii)
  • Robin Williams, broadcaster and author: papers incl corresp from Islwyn Ffowc Elis c1949-1988 (Papurau R.O.G. Williams)
  • Life of St Winedride (St Gwenfrewi), MS identifed as "a fragment of an abbreviated translation of the Life of St Winefride, by Robert, Prior of Salop" written in Elizabethan period characters c1600-1650 (MS 24035)


Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Rachel Bromwich, Celtic and Medieval scholar: personal and academic papers c1930-2010 (2010/7)
  • Dewi Watcyn Powell, judge: personal papers 20th cent (2012/13)
  • Penrhyn Quarries Ltd, Bethesda: daily reports of quarry strike 1901-1902 (BMSS/39722-39751)
  • North Wales Mountain Rescue Association: incident reports 2000-2010 (2012/1)

Swansea University Archives

  • Bernard Acworth, submariner, author and journalist: personal papers rel to "Back to Coal Campaign" incl drawings of ships c1931-1942 (2012/18)
  • Amy Dillwyn, novelist and industrialist: personal papers incl corresp 1863-1981 (2012/11)
  • Ruby Graham, student, University College of Swansea: records 1922-1926 (2012/4)
  • Thomas Henry Matthews, check weigher: personal diaries, notebooks and election address 1922-1938 (2012/1)
  • University of Wales, Swansea, Athletics Union: minutes, financial papers and team photographs 1921-2012 (2012/19)
  • University of Wales, Swansea, Hiking Club: admin papers, minutes, accounts and walk sheets c1980-2009 (2011/9, 2012/9)