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Glamorgan Archives
Richards family of Hendre Owen, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXCC

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Richards family of Hendre Owen, estate papers

Short Title: Richards family of Hendre Owen, papers

Creation date(s): 1742-1955

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (7 volumes, 42 papers, 17 parchments, 3 files)

Name of creator(s): Richards family of Hendre Owen

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Richards family were farmers at Hendre Owen (or Hendreowen), Llanharan, Glamorgan, in the 18th and 19th centuries. Walter Richards, active in the late 18th century, was a herbalist who developed recipes for the treatment of illnesses in animals.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Walter Richard's copy books (containing medicinal recipes), 1782-1799; notebook (with Freemasonry procedure in Welsh), 1841; proposals for leasing mineral rights under Hendreowen estate, [c. 1850]; deeds and documents relating to property in Glamorgan, 1742-1953; residual accounts, 1866-1883; and insurance certificates, 1866-1893.

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual, 1957-1979.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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: Descriptions follow ANW guidelines based on ISAD (G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Freemasonry | Wales
Medicinal plant use in animals | Wales

Personal names
Richards , Walter , of Hendre Owen
Richards family , of Hendre Owen

Corporate names
Hendre Owen Estate (Wales)

Places
Hendre Owen (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales)
Llanharan (Wales)

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