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Griffiths & Lewis families (Glanhafren), papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GLAREN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Griffiths & Lewis (Glanhafren) Family Papers

Short Title: Griffiths & Lewis families (Glanhafren), papers

Creation date(s): 1816-1984

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.037 cubic metres(4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Griffiths and Lewis families of Glanhafren, Newtown, later of Milford Hall, Newtown, Montgomeryshire

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The earliest member of the family appears to be the Rev. James Griffiths (1782-1858), the great-grandfather of Eveline M. Lewis (1871-1958). The family lived successively at Glanhafren and Milford Hall, both at Newtown, Montgomeryshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Family papers of the Griffiths and Lewis families of Glanhafren, Newtown, later of Milford Hall, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, comprising mainly the personal and professional papers of James Griffiths (b. 1821), Medina Sara Griffiths (1840-1928), a headmistress and pioneer of education for girls, Eveline M. Lewis (1871-1958), and Medina Lewis (1898-1984). The archive also includes pamphlets and press cuttings of family interest, 1858-1944, papers on estate maintenance, 1930-1952, and family photographs, 1887-1949.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into family papers and manuscripts. The family papers have been arranged by person, with the remaining papers gathered together as miscellaneous family and estate papers; the manuscripts which were removed from the archive on receipt by NLW are arranged as NLW MSS 22202-22205.

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 laws apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is in National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986, pp. 30-1, available at the National Library of Wales and the Historical Manuscripts Commission. The catalogue can be accessed on-line from http://www.llgc.org.uk:81/index.htm

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at NLW have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Peter Lewis of Milford Hall, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, in June 1986

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: A further group of family papers is held by Powys County Archives Service. Other papers are in National Library of Wales, Glansevin Estate Records and Powis Castle Estate Records.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986, p. 30.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2001


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Griffiths family, | of Milford Hall and Glanhafren | Archives
Lewis family, | of Milford Hall and Glanhafren | Archives

Personal names
Griffiths , James , b. 1821
Griffiths , Medina Sara , 1840-1928
Griffiths family , of Milford Hall and Glanhafren
Lewis , Eveline M. , 1871-1958
Lewis , Medina , 1898-1984
Lewis family , of Milford Hall and Glanhafren

Corporate names
Milford Hall Estate (Wales)

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