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Foulkes-Roberts, A., manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 FOURTS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: A. Foulkes-Roberts Manuscripts

Short Title: Foulkes-Roberts, A., manuscripts

Creation date(s): [c. 1882]-[1941]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Arthur Foulkes-Roberts (1864-1941) and R. D. Roberts


Administrative/Biographical history: Arthur Foulkes-Roberts (1864-1941) of Denbigh was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, Denbigh. He and his brother R. D. Roberts transcribed various parish registers, tombstone inscriptions, church memorials, probate, episcopal and diocesan records, mostly from Denbighshire and Flintshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Notebooks of A. Foulkes-Roberts, [c. 1882]-[1941], containing extracts from parish registers, mainly from Denbighshire and Flintshire; transcripts of tombstone inscriptions and church memorials, copies of probate records from the Dioceses of Bangor and St Asaph, and the Principal Probate Registry; and notes and extracts from marriage licence bonds, clergy subscription books and other St Asaph diocesan records. The copies were made by A. Foulkes-Roberts and his brother R.D. Roberts.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: parish registers, tombstone inscriptions and church memorials; probate records; and episcopal records.

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 in Minor Lists and Summaries 1983, pp. 17-18, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

Detailed catalogue


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 by Arthur Foulkes-Roberts' son, M. W. Foulkes-Roberts, Ledbury, Herefordshire, 1983.


Related material: Transcripts and summaries of other records made by R. D. Roberts with notes by Arthur Foulkes-Roberts are NLW MSS 13,897-13,914, and NLW MSS 14,106-14,119. Further papers of Arthur Foulkes Roberts, including correspondence and papers, pocket diaries, notes and accounts, and local history notes, are at the Denbighshire Record Office.


Note: Title based on content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1983.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2003

Church records and registers | Wales | Denbighshire
Church records and registers | Wales | Flintshire
Dioceses | Wales | St Asaph
Genealogy | Archival resources
Probate records | Wales | Bangor
Probate records | Wales | St Asaph
Sepulchral monuments | Wales | Denbighshire
Sepulchral monuments | Wales | Flintshire

Personal names
Foulkes-Roberts , Arthur , 1864-1941

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