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Wilson, Michael, collection of South Wales deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MICSON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Michael Wilson Collection of South Wales Deeds

Short Title: Wilson, Michael, collection of South Wales deeds

Creation date(s): [15th century]-1880 (accumulated [c. 1972])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Michael Wilson

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Michael Wilson (fl. 1972) of Pencader, Carmarthenshire, collected deeds and other papers realting to properties in Brecknockshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. His grandparents, Owen S. Wilson and Eleanora Wilson, had compiled The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their food plants (London, 1880), written by Owen S. Wilson, with figures drawn and coloured from nature by Eleanora Wilson.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1542-1797, relating to properties in Glamorgan, Brecknockshire and Carmarthenshire; memorandum book of ?Samuel Owsley and William Owsley of Brecon, with notes on rents, taxes and local events and history, 1679-1768; fragment of an antiphonal, [15th century]; a copy of The Reports of Sir Henry Hobart, Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas, 1650; and a copy of The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their food plants, 1880.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

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 Mr Michael Wilson, Pencader, 1972.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: A collection of original watercolour drawings by Eleanora Wilson, 1892, are in NLW, Special Collections.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of collector. The archive comprised earlier material collected by Michael Wilson.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW Project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule, Michael Wilson Collection.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Antiphonaries | Wales
Deeds | Wales | Brecon
Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Powys (Wales) | Politics and government

Personal names
Wilson , Michael , of Pencader

Corporate names

Places
Breconshire (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Glamorgan (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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