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Sheringham, John, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JOHHAM

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: John Sheringham Papers

Short Title: Sheringham, John, papers

Creation date(s): 1980-1995

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.189 cubic metres (130 ifiles)

Name of creator(s): John Guy Tempest Sheringham


Administrative/Biographical history: John Guy Tempest Sheringham (1913-1995), historian, researched into Welsh place-names and medieval Welsh laws.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of John Sheringham mainly reflecting his research interests, including his research into Montgomeryshire place-names, 1980-1995, medieval Welsh history and laws, 1984-1995, and Breton history, 1988-1989; typescript notes on Welsh law, 1986-1990; typescript drafts of published works, and papers of the Machynlleth and District Civic Society, 1979-1993, and the Aberystwyth and District Civic Society, 1990-1994.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: research papers; published works and addresses; Montgomeryshire Place-Names Project; Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland; conferences and seminars; Machynlleth and District Civic Society; Aberystwyth and District Civic Society; 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 1996, pp. 66-69, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by his son, Prof. Michael Sheringham, Canterbury, Kent,and by his daughter Mrs Sybil Dibdin, 1995.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1996.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Brittany (France) | History to 1500
Names, Geographical | Wales | Powys
Sheringham, J. G. T. | Archives
Wales | History to 1500

Personal names
Sheringham , J. G. T.

Corporate names
Aberystwyth and District Civic Society
Machynlleth and District Civic Society

Aberystwyth (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Wales ()

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