Reference code(s): GB 0214 DCOWHS
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Cowbridge and District Local History Society papers
Short Title: Cowbridge and District Local History Society papers
Creation date(s): 1975
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 1 file (photocopies)
Name of creator(s): Cowbridge & District Local History Society
Administrative/Biographical history: The Cowbridge & District Local History Society was formed in 1974, in Cowbridge (Glamorgan). The Local History Society, which is separate from the Cowbridge Record Society, has a seat on the Vale of Glamorgan Conservation Group, and takes a concern in planning matters which may affect the historic environment. Members have been involved in oral history, and recording the reminiscences of elderly residents, including Mrs Mary Ellis Joshua, of Ferndale, Rhondda, Glamorgan.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Cowbridge and District Local History Society, consisting of Mrs Mary Ellis Joshua's notes: "My Childhood: Glimpses into Life Amongst the Farming Community in the Vale of Glamorgan [c. 1830] as related to me by my paternal grandfather Mr David Thomas of Great House Farm, Llandough, nr. Cowbridge; Doctor Price of Llantrisant, pioneer of cremation in the last century; weather lore of the Vale as told in English and Welsh by my Grandfather; Llandough Mill", 1975.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged according to type.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are possible.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Cowbridge and District Local History Society, 1975.
Existence and location of originals: Not known
Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Record Office: D 130, Newsletters of the Cowbridge and District Local History Society.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the Cowbridge and District Local History Society.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of descriptions: December 2003