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Johnson, Maurice, genealogical papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MAUSON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Maurice Johnson Genealogical Papers

Short Title: Johnson, Maurice, genealogical papers

Creation date(s): [20th century]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.092 cubic metres (7 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Maurice A. Johnson (died [c. 1987])


Administrative/Biographical history: Maurice A. Johnson (died [c. 1987]) accumulated a variety of genealogical papers while researching into the history of his family, who lived in Montgomeryshire, Merionethshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Middlesex, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Maurice Johnson, [20th century], comprising typescript research notes on and pedigree rolls of the Alexander family, formerly of Wiveton, Norfolk, and of Caister near Great Yarmouth; the Atkinson family, formerly of St George's Hanover Square, and Hillingdon Heath, Middlesex; the Johnson family, formerly of St Botolph's Aldgate, London, and of Little Gearies, Barkingside, Essex; the Jones family of Rhydyfen, Merionethshire; the Kerrison family, formerly of Kirstead, Norfolk, and Norwich; and the Lloyd family of Rhiwaedog and Plas-yn-Dre, Merionethshire. Also included are research notes on the Bellman family, formerly of North Runcton, Norfolk, and Wetheringsett, Suffolk; the Bowen family of Pen-y-Castell and Tyddyn, Montgomeryshire; and the Wynne family of Meyarth, Merionethshire; pedigree rolls of the Phelps, later Clifford, family of Chestal, Dursley, Gloucestershire, the Vizard family of Dursley, and the Swinley family of Henley-on-Thames, formerly of St Martin's in the Fields, London; charts showing Maurice Johnson's descent from Charlemagne, Rhodri Mawr and others; sketch maps and Ordnance Survey maps; and photocopies of miscellaneous probate documents, 1646-1906.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: research notes; pedigree rolls; miscellaneous.

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, 1987, pp. 55-57, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Bequeathed by the late Maurice A. Johnstone, Farleigh Wallop, Basingstoke, per Mr Alexander P. Sparks, London, 1987.


Existence and location of originals: The originals of the probate records are in the National Library of Wales, the Public Record Office and Norfolk Record Office.


Note: Title supplied from contents 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, 1987.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

England | Genealogy
Gwynedd (Wales) | Genealogy
Johnson, Maurice, | d. 1987? | Family
Norfolk (England) | Genealogy
Powys (Wales) | Genealogy

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Johnson , Maurice A. , d. 1987?

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