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National Library of Wales
Williams, E., collection of Welsh deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 EWIAMS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: E. Williams Collection of Welsh Deeds

Short Title: Williams, E., collection of Welsh deeds

Creation date(s): 1437-1823

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.3 cubic metres (10 boxes, 8 volumes)

Name of creator(s): E. Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Mr E. Williams, of Hove, Sussex, (fl. 1924) acquired a large collection of deeds and other legal papers relating to Wales and Hereforshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds acquired by E. Williams of Hove, relating to premises in Brecknockshire, 1564-1823; Cardiganshire, 1663-1778; Carmarthenshire, 1437-1790; Caernarfonshire, 1437-1822; Denbighshire, 1507-1743; Flintshire, 1469-1761; Glamorgan, 1612-1775; Merionethshire, 1616-1762; Monmouthshire, 1491-1795; Montgomeryshire, 1636-1773; Pembrokeshire, 1645-1797; and Radnorshire and Herefordshire, 1543-1786.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by deposit and county. Some of the papers have been arranged as NLW MSS 14543-14546.

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 in poor condition.

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 purchased by NLW have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from E. Williams, Hove, 1924-1926.



Note: Title supplied from name of collector.

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 E. Williams Collection of Welsh Deeds.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Deeds | England | Herefordshire
Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Deeds | Wales | Caernarvonshire
Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Deeds | Wales | Ceredigion
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Deeds | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Deeds | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Deeds | Wales | Radnorshire

Personal names
Williams , E. , of Hove

Corporate names

Wales ()

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