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National Library of Wales
Smith, Gilbert, collection of Flintshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GSMITH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Gilbert Smith Collection of Flintshire Deeds

Short Title: Smith, Gilbert, collection of Flintshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1365-1677

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Gilbert Smith

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Gilbert Smith (d. 1947) of Prestatyn, Denbighshire, was a local architect, surveyor and enthusiastic amateur archaeologist, discovering the Roman bath house near Prestatyn in 1934.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents, relating to properties in Flintshire, mainly in St Asaph, 1365-1677.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Latin, English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological 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.

Physical characteristics: Some of the papers are mutilated.

Finding aids: The catalogue can be accessed online. A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Gilbert Smith of Prestatyn in 1936.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from collector of fonds. The deeds predate the life of Gilbert Smith.

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 Gilbert Smith Collection of Flintshire Deeds.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Deeds | Wales | St Asaph

Personal names
Smith , Gilbert , d. 1947

Corporate names

Places
Flintshire (Wales)
St Asaph (Wales)

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