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National Library of Wales
Lee, Godfrey, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GODLEE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Godfrey Lee Papers

Short Title: Lee, Godfrey, papers

Creation date(s): 1968-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.036 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Godfrey Lee


Administrative/Biographical history: Godfrey Lee (1951-) was born in Newport and attended Portsmouth Polytechnic before becoming a local authority Development Control Officer. He was a member of Plaid Cymru, and stood as the candidate for Newport in the October 1974 General Election. He later moved to Castell Caereinion, near Welshpool, Powys.


Scope and content/abstract: Political correspondence and papers accumulated by Godfrey Lee, 1968-1988, relating to Plaid Cymru activities in Newport, 1968-1978, Plaid Cymru's Montgomeryshire branch, 1977-1988, and Welshpool branch, 1978-1980; the work of Gwent Regional Council [of Plaid Cymru], 1969-1977; together with Plaid Cymru Conference Programmes, 1969-1988; and literature concerning the Merthyr Tydfil by-election, 1972.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Listed 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 regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the summary list is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995, 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 Mr Godfrey Lee, Castell Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys, 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, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995; Beti Jones, Etholiadau'r Ganrif Welsh Elections (Talybont, 1999); The Times Guide to the House of Commons 1974 (London, 1974).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Election districts | Wales | Merthyr Tydfil
Elections | Wales | Merthyr Tydfil
Elections | Wales | Newport
Lee, Godfrey, | 1951- | Archives
Political parties | Wales | Montgomeryshire

Personal names
Lee , Godfrey , 1951-

Corporate names
Plaid Cymru
Plaid Cymru | Gwent Regional Council

Merthyr Tydfil (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Newport (Wales)
Welshpool (Wales)

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