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National Library of Wales
Cleary, Martin, research papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MARARY

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Martin Cleary Research Papers

Short Title: Cleary, Martin, research papers

Creation date(s): 1568-1997

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.117cubic metres (13 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Martin Cleary

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: J. Martin Cleary (1917-1997) was a headmaster at St Joseph's Secondary School, Wrexham.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Biographical sketches of Welsh priests, 1568-1795; research notes and papers on the education of Welsh recusants, 1579-1648; research papers relating to Welsh Catholic printed books, 1579-1777; research papers relating to Catholics in Breconshire, 1799-1830; press cuttings, 1953-1957, mainly from The Tablet, relating to Ronald Knox (1888-1957), and to the Carmelites in Wales; letters, 1953-1958, relating to Welsh Martyrs; undated notes on the Welsh clergy in Seville, 1591-1671; the Clifton diocesan archives, 1827-1828; letters, 1989-1993 and undated, from Emeritus Professor R. Geraint Gruffydd; Welshmen at Rheims, 1579-1593, and Catholic Record Society letters, 1993-1994; press cuttings, 1938-1993 and undated on reviews of religious books and archaeology; photocopies relating to Holywell, Caerwys and Llanfechain in the seventeenth century; photocopies of correspondence and papers of James Peter Coghlan (1731-1800), 1797-1799; Sir Edward Carne (c.1496-1561); Father John Kemble (1599-1679); the Blessed David Lewis (1616-1679); letters, 1956-1963, relating to the publications of The Catholic Recusancy of the Barlow Family of Slebech in Pembrokeshire the XVI and XVII Centuries (Cardiff, 1956), and A Checklist of Welsh Students in the Seminaries, 1568-1603 (Cardiff, 1958); letters, 1939-1997; genealogical notes on the Cleary line and radio scripts.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in the following groups: Welsh Seminarists; research notes and papers ; photocopies; publications

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 at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can also be accessed on-line.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 his widow Dr Clare Cleary, 37 Box Lane, Acton, Wrexham per Emeritus Professor R. Geraint Gruffydd, Eirianfa, Caradog Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, in March 1998

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1998.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Barlow family, | of Slebech | History
Carne, Edward, | Sir, | c. 1496-1561 | Archives
Catholic Church | Doctrines | History | Wales | Early works to 1800
Catholic Church | England | Diocese of Clifton
Catholic literature | Wales | Early works to 1800
Catholics | Wales | Study and teaching
Cleary, J. M. | (John Martin) | Archives
Clergy, Welsh | Spain | Seville
Coghlan, James Peter, | d. 1800 | Archives
Kemble, John, | Saint, | 1599 or 1600-1679
Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott, | 1888-1957
Lewis, David, | 1617-1679
Priests | Wales | Biography
Recusants | Wales | History

Personal names
Barlow family , of Slebech
Carne , Edward , ca. 1496-1561 , Sir
Cleary , J. M. (John Martin)
Coghlan , James Peter , d. 1800
Gruffydd , R. Geraint
Kemble , John , 1599 or 1600-1679 , Saint
Knox , Ronald Arbuthnott , 1888-1957
Lewis , David , 1617-1679

Corporate names

Places
Breconshire (Wales)
Caerwys (Wales)
Holywell (Wales)
Rheims (France)
Seville (Spain)

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