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Elliss, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSELLISS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Elliss MSS

Short Title: Elliss, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1812x1863]

Level of description: Fonds.

Extent: 23 volumes.

Name of creator(s): Elliss family; and others

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Elliss family held residences at various places in both Wales and England, including Llanafan, Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn, Llanilar and Aberystwyth in Cardiganshire, and Lamberhurst, Brenchley and Rolvenden in Kent. They were part-owners of lead mines at Llandovery and Llanafan.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1812x1863], of or relating to the Elliss family and including memoranda of births within the Elliss family in the counties of Kent and Cardiganshire; diaries of members of the Elliss family; and correspondence and accounts relating to Rhandir-mwyn Lead Works, Llandovery, which were partly owned by the Elliss family.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 11737-11759.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Mr W. J. Griffiths of Aberystwyth in 1938.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents. Formerly known as Elliss 1-23.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Rules or conventions: Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2009.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Elliss family | of Llanafan, Rhandirmwyn and Aberystwyth | Archives

Personal names
Elliss family , of Llanafan , Rhandirmwyn and Aberystwyth

Corporate names

Places

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