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Smith, J. F., collection of Flintshire and Denbighshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JFSMITH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: J. F. Smith Collection of Flintshire and Denbighshire Deeds

Short Title: Smith, J. F., collection of Flintshire and Denbighshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1657-1873

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (39 items)

Name of creator(s): John Frederick Smith

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Frederick Smith was Liverpool City Librarian, 1933-1951. He collected deeds relating to Denbighshire and to Flintshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds of the Myfod family of Tremeirchion, Flintshire, 1657-1727, and of their successors by marriage, the Jones family of Ffynnon Feuno, Tremeirchion, 1746-1781, and the sale of Ffynnon Feuno to Thomas Pennant of Downing, 1784. Deeds relating to New Inn and Tanybryn, 1793-1796, Tynyrafon in Tremeirchion, 1810-1821, and properties, including Gadlys, in the parish of Holywell, 1813-1873.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order as NLW Deeds 495-533.

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: The catalogue can be accessed online. A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.

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:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated to the National Library of Wales by J. F. Smith, Liverpool.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: J. F. Smith also donated a grant (c. 1250) of lands in Halghton, Flintshire (NLW Deeds 109; NLW annual report 1941-42).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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 J. F. Smith Collection of Flintshire and Denbighshire 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 | Holywell
Deeds | Wales | Tremeirchion
Jones family, | of Tremeirchion | Archives
Myvod family, | of Tremeirchion | Archives

Personal names
Smith , John Frederick

Corporate names

Places
Flintshire (Wales)
Holywell Rural (Wales : parish)
Tremeirchion (Wales)

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