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Dixon collection of Mynyddislwyn and Monmouthshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DIXON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Dixon Collection of Mynyddislwyn and Monmouthshire Deeds

Short Title: Dixon collection of Mynyddislwyn and Monmouthshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1447-1848 (accumulated [19th cent.] x 1949)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.054 cubic metres (6 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Various


Administrative/Biographical history: Mrs Alice M. Dixon of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, acquired deeds and other documents relating to the history of Monmouthshire, and in particular the parishes of Bedwellty, Mynyddislwyn, Trevethin and Aberystruth. It is possible that the collection of this material was initiated by one of her predecessors in the nineteenth century.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1447-1829, relating mainly to properties in the parishes of Bedwellty, Trevethin, Aberystruth, and Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire; records of the parish of Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire, 1782-1848; pocket-books of David Davies of Penyvan, 1794-1848; and accounts, 1782-1817.


Language/scripts of material: Latin, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into two series: manuscripts, which include pocket books and notebooks relating to the parish of Mynyddislwyn; and deeds and documents, arranged chronologically.

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 catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs Alice Dixon, Abergavenny, 1949.



Note: Title supplied from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: National Librray of Wales Catalogue of the Dixon Collection; Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire 1901 Homepage, viewed 14 February 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2003

Church of England. | Diocese of Llandaff. | Mynyddislwyn parish | Archives
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names
Davies , David , of Penyvan

Corporate names

Aberystruth (Wales)
Bedwellty (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Mynyddislwyn (Wales)
Trevethin (Wales)

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