Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX354
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Edwards Family Claimants' Association of South Wales records
Short Title: Edwards Family Claimants' Association of South Wales, records
Creation date(s): 1946-1968
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.12 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Edwards Family Claimants' Association of South Wales
Administrative/Biographical history: The Edwards Family Claimants' Association was formed in the 1950s. The aim of the association is to successfully lay claim to lands that had once belonged to a Robert Edwards who emigrated to America from south Wales in the late 18th century. The lands in question are situated in New York.
Scope and content/abstract: Administrative papers including claimants records, minutes, correspondence, copies of parish register entries, pedigrees and cuttings, 1946-1968.
Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply
Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Archival history: The Association's records were purchased by a private individual.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited with the Glamorgan Record Office by a private depositor, 1983-2001
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Glamorgan Record Office leaflet, 'The Edwards Millions'.
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004