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Davies and Charles (Brymbo) family papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DAVCHA

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Davies and Charles (Brymbo) Family Papers

Short Title: Davies and Charles (Brymbo) family papers

Creation date(s): 1841-[1960s]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Davies and Charles families


Administrative/Biographical history: The Davies and Charles families of Brymbo, Denbighshire, were linked by the marriage, in the early twentieth century, of Goronwy H. Charles and the daughter of Daniel Davies of Jessamine Cottage, Lodge, Brymbo, a winding engineman at Plas Power Colliery, Southsea, Wrexham, Flintshire. Goronwy Charles had a daughter, Dorothy. John Charles (d. 1941), brother of Goronwy, collected material relating to the Brymbo area.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Charles and Davies families of Brymbo, including verses, articles and notes by Daniel Davies, [c.1888]-[1920s], and scrapbooks containing material of Davies and Charles family and Brymbo area interest, 1841-[1960s].


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement:

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 NLW, Minor lists & summaries 1986, p. 13. The catalogue is also available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales has been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Miss Dorothy Charles, Brymbo, 1985. Further material donated by her cousin, Mr Geoff Charles, Lampeter, 1985.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor lists and summaries, 1986.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Charles family, | of Brymbo | Archives
Davies family, | of Brymbo | Archives
Scrapbooks | Wales | Denbighshire

Personal names
Charles , John , d. 1941
Charles family , of Brymbo
Davies , Daniel , [fl. 1888-1920]
Davies family , of Brymbo

Corporate names

Brymbo (Wrexham, Wales)
Denbighshire (Wales)

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