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Hamer, Florrie, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 FLOMER

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Florrie Hamer Papers

Short Title: Hamer, Florrie, papers

Creation date(s): 1862-1992

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.068 cubic metres (7 boxes, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Flora ('Florrie') Hamer (1903-1994)


Administrative/Biographical history: Miss Flora ('Florrie') Hamer (1903-94) was born in Bow Street, Cardiganshire, moving to Penrhyn-coch at the age of six. Her grandfather, Daniel Hamer, was a builder and songwriter who built St John's Church, Penrhyn-coch. Florrie Hamer was a member of St John's Church and, for 60 years, a Sunday School teacher. She was interested in local history and in the gentry houses of Cardiganshire, including Plas Tanybwlch. She died on 26 March 1994.


Scope and content/abstract: Scrapbooks of photographs, notes and press cuttings, 1862-1992, relating to Penrhyn-coch and to St John's Church; an essay by Florrie Hamer's aunt, Sarah Ann Hamer, concerning the history of St John's, 1897; accounts and balance sheets, 1930-1988, of St John's Church; undated notes relating to the Church and to Penrhyn-coch, [1909x1989]; notebook, 1925-1931, of Daniel Hamer; and letters, 1964-1965, to Florrie Hamer concerning Plas Tanybwlch, Aberystwyth.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: St John's Church, Penrhyn-coch; miscellaneous papers.

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 summary list is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995, p. 34, at the National Library of Wales. The list 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 Miss Agnes Morgan, Penrhyn-coch, 1995.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995; NLW Index to Welsh Obituaries (1994).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Hamer, Florrie, | 1903-1994 | Archives
Penrhyn-coch (Wales) | History
St Johns Church (Penrhyn-coch, Wales) | History

Personal names
Hamer , Florrie (Flora) , 1903-1994

Corporate names
St John's Church (Penrhyn-coch, Wales)

Penrhyn-coch (Wales)
Tanybwlch (Ceredigion, Wales)

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