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Glamorgan and Monmouthshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GLAMON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Glamorgan and Monmouthshire Deeds

Short Title: Glamorgan and Monmouthshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1727-1945

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.149 cubic metres (10 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Bythway and Son, solicitors; Castle Hill Books


Administrative/Biographical history: Bythway and Son were a firm of solicitors at Pontypool, Monmouthshire, who accumulated a collection of deeds and other documents, relating mainly to Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents, 1727-1940, of the clients of Bythway and Son, relating mainly to properties in the counties of Monmouthshire, 1727-1940, and Glamorgan, 1823-1937; material relating to properties in Merionethshire, 1876; and Cardiganshire, 1847-1876; and deeds relating to properties in Cumberland, 1850; Gloucestershire, 1840; Lancashire, 1880-1945; and miscellaneous papers, 1831-1918.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in the following groups: Monmouthshire; Glamorganshire; Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire; Cardiganshire; Merionethshire; Cumberland; Gloucestershire; Lancashire; and 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 1992, pp. 34-35, 1993, pp. 21-22, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogues are available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Some were acquired by Castle Hill Books from Mr Clive Smith.

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Castle Hill Books (Peter Newman), Kington, Herefordshire, England, 1991. Further records were purchased from Mr Clive Smith, Dunmow, Essex, England, 1992.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

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 1992, 1993; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units, (Cardiff, 1969).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Deeds | England | Cumberland
Deeds | England | Gloucestershire
Deeds | England | Lancashire
Deeds | Wales | Ceredigion
Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Deeds | Wales | Merioneth
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Lawyers | Wales | Pontypool | Archives

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Corporate names
Bythway and Son


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