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Morgan-Guy Family Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX16

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Morgan-Guy Family Papers

Short Title: Morgan-Guy Family Papers

Creation date(s): 1794-1978

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (162 papers, 8 files, 136 booklets, 7 cards, 1 ribbon, 2 certificates, 15 letters, 68 photographs, 3 v

Name of creator(s): Rev. John Guy


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. John Guy (later Morgan-Guy), formerly of The Parsonage, Rudry, Caerphilly, Glamorgan, was descended from the Becquet and Ciroux families of Louvain, Belgium.He is a historian and writer, especially on church and medical history.


Scope and content/abstract: Documents relating to the Ciroux family including official extracts from registers (Louvain, Belgium), 1757-1820, correspondence, 1828-1829, household account book, bills and tax assessment, 1808-1822; papers relating to the Becquet family including official extracts, 1793-1818, correspondence, 1820-1891, bills receipts, promissory notes, accounts and tax assessments, 1814-1828; papers relating to the Guy family including birth, marriage and death certificates, 1906-1977, service records of lieutenant sergeant Herbert Stanley Guy, 1920-1946, miscellaneous certificates re. Becky Jones, 1922-1939, correspondence, 1944-1977, miscellaneous papers re. John R. Guy, 1955-1974; papers relating to the Thompson family including birth and death certificates, 1879-1970, accounts of burial expenses, 1930-1970; papers relating to Frederick Stanley Jones, 1894-1960; miscellaneous ecclesiastical papers and journals, 1941-1977; and Randall family photographs, [c. 1890]-[c. 1918]. photographs of Caerau (Ely) and Rudry; excavation notebook for the Old bishop's palace, Llandaff, 1962.


Language/scripts of material: English, French, Latin, Dutch

System of arrangement: Arranged according to family

Conditions governing access: Some of the material is closed for 30 years from the 1 December 1997

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the Catalogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office 1974-2011



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Archives finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004

Guy, John R., | 1944- | Archives

Personal names
Becquet family , of Louvain
Ciroux family , of Louvain
Guy , John R. , b. 1944
Guy family , of Cardiff
Jones , Frederick Stanley , fl. 1894-1946
Randall family , of Caerphilly
Thompson family , of Cardiff

Corporate names

Cardiff (Wales)
Glamorgan (Wales)
Louvain (Belgium)

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