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National Library of Wales
Picton, J. Glyn, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JGPTON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: J. Glyn Picton Papers

Short Title: Picton, J. Glyn, papers

Creation date(s): 1949-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.056 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): J. Glyn Picton


Administrative/Biographical history: J. Glyn Picton was senior lecturer in industrial economics at the University of Birmingham, 1947-1979. He served as an industrial arbitrator and as chairman on various bodies in the fields of health and industrial relations. Picton was also interested in researching the genealogy of the Picton family of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of J. Glyn Picton, 1949-1991, mainly papers concerned with his researches into General Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815) and the Picton family, 1951-1991, including correspondence, 1949-1977; notes, 1951-1975; copies and transcripts of probate record and Pembrokeshire plea rolls; photographs and news cuttings, 1975-1984; and copies of printed sources; with also records, articles and lectures reflecting J. Glyn Picton's public service in the fields of national health and industrial relations, 1951-1977.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by date of acquisition.

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, 1986, p. 56, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

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 Mr J. Glyn Picton, Birmingham, 1986, 1992.


Related material: A framed print of the first monument erected to Sir Thomas Picton in Carmarthen, 1827, has been transferred to the Department of Pictures and Maps (PE 4965). A pedigree of the Pictons of Pembrokeshire was previously donated by Mr Picton in 1974 (NLW Misc Recs 273).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The printed volumes have remained with the papers, on the request of the donor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986; The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940, (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Industrial relations | Great Britain
Industrial relations | Wales, South
Lecturers | England | Birmingham | Archives
Picton, J. Glyn | Archives
Picton, Thomas, | Sir, | 1758-1815
Public health | Great Britain

Personal names
Picton , J. Glyn

Corporate names

Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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