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National Library of Wales
Davies, O. Gilbert, collection of Denbighshire and Shropshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GILIES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: O. Gilbert Davies Collection of Denbighshire and Shropshire Deeds

Short Title: Davies, O. Gilbert, collection of Denbighshire and Shropshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1638-1897

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.2 cubic metres (7 boxes, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): O. Gilbert Davies

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: O. Gilbert Davies was a solicitor working in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, in the 1930s and 1940s.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, documents and letters, 1638-1897, relating mainly to properties in Denbighshire and Shropshire, but also Caernarfonshire, Cardiganshire, Montgomeryshire, Merionethshire, Radnorshire and Cheshire; plans relating to the activities of railway companies mainly in the parishes of Gresford and Wrexham, Denbighshire, 1845-1849; and printed material, 1863-1897.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds and documents; plans; and printed matter; then arranged chronologically. The 1941 donation remains uncatalogued.

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.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the 1936 catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online. The 1941 donation, comprising deeds and documents, 1657-1874, relating mainly to Montgomeryshire, remains uncatalogued.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: No information found.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by O. Gilbert Davies, Welshpool, in two groups, 1936 and 1941.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title derived from name of donor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of O. Gilbert Davies; NLW annual reports, 1936-37, 1941-42.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | England | Cheshire
Deeds | England | Shropshire
Deeds | Wales | Caernarvonshire
Deeds | Wales | Ceredigion
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Merioneth
Deeds | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Deeds | Wales | Radnorshire
Railways | Wales | Denbighshire | Maps

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Gresford (Wales)
Wrexham (Wales)

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