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National Library of Wales
Watkins and David collection of Montgomeryshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 WATVID

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Watkins and David Collection of Montgomeryshire Deeds

Short Title: Watkins and David collection of Montgomeryshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1615-1910

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.572 cubic metres (20 boxes) (2 vols, 31 parcels)

Name of creator(s): Messrs Watkins & David

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Messrs Watkins and David was a firm of solicitors in Newtown, Montgomeryshire; in the course of its work it accumulated deeds and other papers relating to its clients' interests in Newton, Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, Shropshire and elsewhere.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents relating to properties mainly in Montgomeryshire, 1615-1910.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by volumes and parcels.

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

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: The collection was arranged into parcels of deeds before its receipt at the National Library of Wales.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Messrs Watkins and David, Newtown, 1940.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title compiled from name of depositors.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was used for the preparation of the description: NLW, Schedule of Messrs. Watkins and David Deeds.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003; amended August 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names
Messrs Watkins and David

Places
Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Newtown (Powys, Wales)

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