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National Library of Wales
Griffiths, John, Dr, collection of Diserth and Llanfechain deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JOITHS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Dr John Griffiths Collection of Diserth and Llanfechain Deeds

Short Title: Griffiths, John, Dr, collection of Diserth and Llanfechain deeds

Creation date(s): 1630-1886 (accumulated [?early 20 cent.])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (74 items)

Name of creator(s): Dr John Griffiths; Powell family of Maesgwyn; Jones family of Bryncynfelyn

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Dr John Griffiths (1862-1935) was High Sheriff of Radnorshire in 1926 and a member of the Llandrinod Urban District Council. He received his medical training at King's College, London.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and other documents, 1630-1886, relating mainly to the Powell family of Maesgwyn and to the parishes of Diserth, Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael, Llandegla and Glasgwm, Radnorshire, 1630-1886; and to properties of the Jones family of Bryncynfelyn in the parish of Llanfechain, 1651-1782.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into Radnorshire deeds, 1630-1886, and Montgomeryshire deeds, 1652-1782.

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 Dr John Griffiths, Llanyre, Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, per the Rev. D. Stedman Davies, Llandrindod Wells, 1932.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title derived from name of collector and donor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Deeds deposited by Dr John Griffiths, Llanyre; NLW, W. W. Price Biographical Index (unpublished).

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 | Llandegley
Deeds | Wales | Llanfechain
Deeds | Wales | Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael
Deeds | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Deeds | Wales | Radnorshire

Personal names
Griffiths , John , 1862-1935
Jones family , of Bryncynfelin
Powell family , of Maesgwyn

Corporate names

Places
Diserth and Tre-goed (Wales)
Disserth (Wales)
Llandegley (Wales)
Llanfechain (Wales)
Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael (Wales)

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