Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX874
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Richards family, of Cwm Taf Fechan, papers
Short Title: Richards family, of Cwm Taf Fechan, papers
Creation date(s): 1660-1951
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (27 volume, 21 parchments, 46 papers, 4 files)
Name of creator(s): Richards family of Cwm Taf Fechan
Administrative/Biographical history: The Richards family owned several farms in Cwm Taf Fechan area, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan and Vaynor, Brecknockshire. In the 19th century, the property was held by John Richards and then Richard Richards. Two of the farms in Vaynor were destroyed in the construction of the Taf Fechan Reservoir, 1913-1927.
Scope and content/abstract: Farm note book, 1846-1860; accounts book, 1842-1873; farm diaries, 1896-1919; and deeds and related papers, 1660-1951.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply
Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1996
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: December 2004