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Willans Family Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 WILLANS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Willans Family Papers

Short Title: Willans Family Papers

Creation date(s): 1873-1950

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (2 small boxes).

Name of creator(s): Willans family of Dolforgan

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John William Willans bought the Dolforgan estate from James Walton in 1894.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents relating to the Willans family and the Dolforgan estate, Ceri, co. Mont.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: The files within the two groups are arranged chronologically.

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 laws apply.

Finding aids: An online catalogue is available on the NLW website, http://www.llgc.org.uk. A hard copy of the schedule to the 1987 group is in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1987, pp. 125-126.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records acquired by NLW have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: Acquired by NLW in two groups, in 1987 and 2008. No's 1-201 were purchased in Feb. 1987, while no's 202-213 were a donation in July 2008, having been bought by the donor as a box of papers at a public auction at Ceri.

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The main Dolforgan archive, 1570-1879, prior to the Willans purchase, is at NLW, Dolforgan Estate Records. Further records relating to the Dolforgan estate, 1807-1930, including account books, 1894-1939, and letter books of the agents to the estate, 1895-1930, are in NLW, H. Noel Jerman Papers. Online catalogues of both collections are at http://www.llgc.org.uk, and hard copies are available in J. B. Willans Deeds and Documents (the former title of the Dolforgan Estate Records) and NLW Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995, pp. 35-39, respectively.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2015.


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