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Rowlands Family of Penygraig

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX 885

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Rowlands Family of Penygraig

Short Title: Rowlands Family of Penygraig

Creation date(s): 1873-c.1949

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Rowland Rowlands was the manager of the Penygraig Colliery Company in the mid 19th century. He retired in September 1873 after managing the Penygraig coalpit for twelve years. Gwilym Rowlands was born 2 December 1878 and was educated at Penygraig Board School and Health School, Pontypridd. He was a member of Rhondda Urban District Council between 1913-1919 and 1922-1929. He unsuccessfully contested several Parliamentary by-elections as a Conservative candidate for the Rhondda West, Caerphilly and Pontypool divisions. He was eventually elected as M.P. for Flint in 1935, serving until 1945. He was president of Dunraven Conservative Club in Penygraig and Vice-President of Ton-Pentre Conservative Club in Ystrad.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Illuminated address by Rowland Rowlands, Sept. 1873; Address, photograph and plaque given to Councillor Gwilym Rowlands by the Dunraven Conservative Club, Oct 1928

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

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/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual in August 1996

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Mine of Information Project, University of Wales Swansea LIS Archives, Library & Information Centre,, University of Wales Swansea,Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Mine of Information Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Mar 2002


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