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Neath Antiquarian Society
Hammond, George B. (local historian)

Reference code(s): NAS GBH

Held at: Neath Antiquarian Society

Title: George B. Hammond papers

Short Title: Hammond, George B. (local historian)

Creation date(s): 1801-1942

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.027 cubic metres (1 archive box)

Name of creator(s): George B. Hammond


Administrative/Biographical history: George Hammond was Chairman of the Neath Antiquarian Society in 1929 and was one of the key founder members of the Society. He lived at Pencaerau House near Neath, and was Churchwarden of Llantwit-juxta-Neath parish church.


Scope and content/abstract: Research notes and transcripts relating to church history in the Neath area 1924-1937; research notes relating to William Weston Young 1801-1938; research notes relating to St. Margaret's Chapel, Coedffranc 1924-1929; other historical notes and papers 1897-1942


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into research notes: on church history, on William Weston Young and on St Margaret's Chapel; and other historical papers.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in County Hall, Swansea and the Neath Mechanics' Institute. A version of this catalogue is also available online.

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2005


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