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National Library of Wales
Glan Paith papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GLAITH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Glan Paith Papers

Short Title: Glan Paith papers

Creation date(s): 1555-1932

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.143 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): John Thomas Herbert Parry, solicitor

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Thomas Herbert Parry of Glan-paith, Llanbadarn Fawr, Cardiganshire, practised as a solicitor in Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, in the early 19th century, and accumulated many deeds. Parry dealt with the Penglais estate in the Aberystwyth area, Cardiganshire. He held shares in the Aberystwyth Gas and Coke Company, and Bwlch Consolidated Lead Mines. Parry was made a burgess of Aberystwyth in 1824.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1555-1918, of clients and relating to properties in Cardiganshire, Merionethshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire, including papers of the Penglais estate in the Aberystwyth area, 1555-1918; Aberystwyth borough records, 1759-1813; letters, 1794-1882; papers of John Parry, solicitors, Aberystwyth, including share certificates of the Aberystwyth Gas and Coke Company, 1839; Bwlch Consolidated Lead Mines, 1847; records concerning the Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank, 1813-1844; miscellaneous papers, [c. 1783]-1932; printed items, [c. 1783]-1867; certificates of shares in the Aberystwyth Public Rooms, 1818-1821, and the Robinson Gold Mining Company, 1903; letters and papers relating to the estate of Roderick Richards, Penglais, [c. 1830]; builders' accounts, 1845; and tithe receipts, 1927-1932.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, early deeds in Latin.

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds and documents; autograph letters; Aberystwyth Court Leet documents; Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank papers; plans and drawings; and printed matter.

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 Lieut-Col Sir G. Fossett Roberts, OBE, DL, Aberystwyth, 1935 , 1937, and 1939

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: There are further papers relating to the Penglais estate in NLW, Roberts and Evans (solicitors).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Glan Paith documents.

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 | Wales | Ceredigion
Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Deeds | Wales | Merioneth
Deeds | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Deeds | Wales | Powys
Deeds | Wales | Radnorshire
John Parry (Firm) | Archives
Lawyers | Wales | Aberystwyth | Archives
Penglais Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Parry , John Thomas Herbert , fl. 1813-1847 , of Glan-paith (Llanbadarn Fawr)

Corporate names
Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank
John Parry (Firm)
Penglais Estate (Wales)

Places
Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Radnorshire (Wales)

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