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National Library of Wales
Owen, D. Edmondes, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DEOWEN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: D. Edmondes Owen Papers

Short Title: Owen, D. Edmondes, papers

Creation date(s): [c. 1895]-1970 (accumulated [c. 1895]-1970)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.038 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Rev. David Edmondes Owen


Administrative/Biographical history: Rev. David Edmondes Owen (1866-1922) was curate of Rhymney, Monmouthshire, 1891-1893, Llansamlet, 1893-1896, and Morriston, 1896-1900, both in Glamorgan, rector of Llanelwedd, Radnorshire, 1900-1911, and vicar of Llandingad, Carmarthenshire, from 1911 until at least 1917.


Scope and content/abstract: Cuttings and other memorabilia relating to the ministry at Morriston and Llanelwedd, 1897-1910; listing of people connected with the Anglican church at Morriston, arranged street by street, [c.1895]-1900; notes on the history of the parish of Llanelwedd; tithe rent-charges, [c. 1900]-1910; account book of the Builth Pageant, 1904-1905; and verses, rhymes and a book by his children, 1910-1920.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

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 and summaries, 1988. The catalogue is available 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 his daughter Mrs N. le P. Warner, Southfields, London in December 1987.


Related material: Rev. D. Edmondes Owen's manuscripts are at NLW MSS 4864-4873.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: The clergy list (1917), and NLW, Minor lists and summaries, 1988.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Church records and registers | Wales | Morriston
Llanelwedd (Wales) | History
Owen, D. Edmondes | Archives

Personal names
Owen , D. Edmondes

Corporate names

Llanelwedd (Wales)
Morriston (Wales)

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