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National Library of Wales
Pierce, Harry, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 PIERCE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Harry Pierce Papers

Short Title: Pierce, Harry, papers

Creation date(s): 1596-[1943]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (2 boxes, 1 box file)

Name of creator(s): Harry Pierce


Administrative/Biographical history: Many of the papers were collected by Jane Pierce (nee Elias), 1820-1901, grandmother of the depositor.


Scope and content/abstract: Correspondence and genealogical notes and papers relating to the Pierce family of Meiriadog, Denbighshire, later of Cwybyr, Flintshire, 1841-1936; leases and a few other documents, 1596-1764; autograph letters of David Jones, Llangan, 1800, and Rice Owen Jones, Blaenau, 1815; correspondence and financial accounts relating to barques and ships, 1873-1885; and letters, 1934-1936, relating to a stained glass memorial window for Llandrillo Parish Church, Denbighshire.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged in original order.

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 can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Harry Pierce, Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, in 1944.


Publication note: Pierce: a family record, by Harry Pierce, privately printed by Bateman and Hewitson, Kendal (1943).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The papers pre-date the life of Harry Pierce.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Harry Pierce Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Glass painting and staining | Wales
Sailing ships | Wales

Personal names
Jones , David , 1736-1810
Jones , Rice Owen
Pierce family , of Cwybyr

Corporate names
St Trillo (Church : Llandrillo-yn-Edeirnion, Wales)

Denbighshire (Wales)
Flintshire (Wales)
Llandrillo (Wales)

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