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Owen family, Summerhill, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 OWHILL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Owen Summerhill Family Papers

Short Title: Owen family, Summerhill, papers

Creation date(s): 1770-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Owen family of Summerhill


Administrative/Biographical history: Ita Irene Owen (1908-1991) from Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire was the youngest of twelve children of William John Owen (1861-1912) and Anne Owen (née Rees, 1870-1957).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Owen family of Summerhill, Roch, Pembrokeshire, 1770-1986, including diaries of members of the family, 1887-1956, containing entries relating mainly to farming activities at Summerhill; title deeds and documents, 1843-1963, including probate copies of wills; correspondence, 1894-1963; memoirs of Elizabeth Myfanwy Robinson (née Owen, 1891-1978), sister of Ita Owen; family photographs; almanac with entries, 1770-1771; account books and school reports.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: diaries; documents, etc.; correspondence; Mrs E.M. Robinson memoirs; photographs and 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 catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, pp. 54-56, 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: The Owen family of Summerhill papers were mostly in the possession of Miss Ita Irene Owen from Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Ita Owen's nephew, Mr W.R.B. Robinson, Surrey, in 1992.


Related material: Family papers deposited by Ita Owen are also held in the Pembrokeshire Record Office.


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, 1993.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Owen family, | of Summerhill | Archives
Robinson, Elizabeth Myfanwy, | 1891-1978 | Archives

Personal names
Owen , Ita Irene , 1908-1991
Owen family , of Summerhill
Robinson , Elizabeth Myfanwy , 1891-1978

Corporate names

Roch (Wales)

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