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Glamorgan Archives
Hopkins family of Cardiff papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 CL/NS

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cardiff Library Collection: Hopkins family papers

Short Title: Hopkins family of Cardiff papers

Creation date(s): 1725-1914

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (52 items)

Name of creator(s): John Norman Sully


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Hopkins, of Cardiff, Glamorgan, (1780-1868) was the son of the Rev. Lewis Hopkins, minister of the Independent church at Bromyard, Herefordshire, and the grandson of the bard Lewis Hopkin of Hendre Ifan Goch, Llandyfodwg, Glamorgan. He was one of the founders of Bethany Baptist Church, Cardiff. His son, John Blount Hopkins married Martha Edy. John Blount Hopkin's grandson, John Norman Sully, assembled a collection of family and other papers.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and legal papers, 1725-1869, and family papers of the Hopkins family, [c. 1765]-1914.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds and legal papers; personal papers; and business papers and printed works.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Record Office have been retained.

Finding aids: A detailed catalogue is available in hard copy at Glamorgan Archives


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Glamorgan Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The archive was held at Cardiff Library (South Glamorgan County Library) from 1960, and arranged by the Library by type.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Cardiff library, Catalogue of John Norman Sully collection: Hopkins family of Cardiff and Bromyard, Herefordshire.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2002

Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Hopkins family, | of Cardiff | Archives

Personal names
Hopkins family , of Cardiff
Sully , John Norman

Corporate names

Cardiff (Wales)

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