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John, James R., collection of Aberystwyth deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JAMOHN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: James R. John Collection of Aberystwyth Deeds

Short Title: John, James R., collection of Aberystwyth deeds

Creation date(s): 1810-1892 (predominantly 1810-1855) (accumulated [pre 1961])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): James R. John

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: James R. John, of Swansea, Glamorgan [alive 1960-1961], accumulated a group of 19th century deeds and documents relating to the town of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1810-1892, collected by James R. John, relating to properties in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: documents referring to land and premises located between Chapel Row, Corporation Street and Portland Street, in Aberystwyth; and documents relating to land and premises in Pier Street, Aberysywyth.

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 donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: John's source for, or link to, the collection is not known.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by James R. John, Swansea, 1961.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. The material collected by James R. John pre-dates his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, Schedule of James R. John Papers; Lewis, W. J., A Fashionable Watering Place: Aberystwyth (Aberystwyth, 1990).

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 | Aberystwyth

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Aberystwyth (Wales)

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