Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWM
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Williams Family of Pantygerddinen, Aberdare, papers
Short Title: Williams Family of Pantygerddinen, Aberdare, papers
Creation date(s): [c. 1826]-[c. 1920]
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.012 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator(s): Williams family of Pantygerddinen, Aberdare
Administrative/Biographical history: Richard Williams (1789-1839; 'Dryw Bach') of Pantygerddinen, Aberdare, Glamorgan, was a farmer, auctioneer, wool merchant and poet, whose poems won prizes at eisteddfodau in Merthyr Tydfil and Cardiff. His son, Howel Williams (1835-1905), was Assistant Overseer for the parish of Aberdare and wrote a biographical sketch of Thomas Evans ('Telynog') of Aberdare, which prefaced the volume of Telynog's poetry, edited by David W. Jones ('Dafydd Morganwg'), first published in 1866.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Williams family of Pantygerddinen, Aberdare, [c. 1826]-[c. 1920], consists of: Aberdare parish records, 1853-[c. 1865]; miscellaneous papers found loose in the volume, includes, papers concerning poetry [c. 1826]-1864, miscellanea, [c. 1860]-[c. 1920]; and deeds of property in Aberdare and Merthyr Tydfil, 1868-1911.
Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged according to year and type.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
Physical characteristics: Fair to poor condition
Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes some later material, presumably added by otherr members of the family.
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 Williams Family of Pant y Gerddinen, Aberdare.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: April 2004