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Hughes, Edward, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSEDHUGH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Edward Hughes Manuscripts

Short Title: Hughes, Edward, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1801x1915]

Level of description: Fonds.

Extent: 18 volumes.

Name of creator(s): Alfred Neobard Palmer; W. K. Boyd; and others.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Edward Hughes, J.P., M.B.E., of Wrexham Fechan, Wrexham worked as a book-keeper whilst maintaining a lifelong interest in the local history of his home area. He was elected a member of Wrexham Town Council in 1898, was mayor of the town from 1906 to 1908, and served as alderman of the borough of Wrexham from 1907 to 1935.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Manuscripts from the collection of Edward Hughes of Wrexham comprising translations by Alfred Neobard Palmer of fourteenth-, fifteenth- and sixteenth-century court rolls, surveys and extents relating to the Wrexham area and to Denbighshire, and a translation by Palmer of parts of Frederic Seebohm's Tribal Systems in Wales; together with a nineteenth-century document containing particulars of acreage in the parish of Eglwys Fach, Denbighshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin, Welsh.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 9300-9317.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961), p. 134.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Edward Hughes, M.B.E. of Wrexham in 1934.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also the Glyndwr Manuscripts collection housed at Denbighshire Record Office and which can be accessed at the Archives Wales on-line site: http://anwc.llgc.org.uk (for the Welsh version) http://anws.llgc.org.uk (for the English version).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents. Formerly Edward Hughes MSS 1-18.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifan 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 III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Archifau Cymru/Archives Wales WWW site, 16 May 2011.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2011.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Hughes, Edward, | 1862-1938 | Archives
Palmer, Alfred Neobard | Archives

Personal names
Hughes , Edward , 1862-1938
Palmer , Alfred Neobard

Corporate names

Places

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