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Edwards Family Claimants' Association of South Wales, records

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Administrative papers including claimants records, minutes, correspondence, copies of parish register entries, pedigrees and cuttings, 1946-1968.

ACCESS AND USE

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Edwards Family Claimants' Association of South Wales | Archives

Personal names
Edwards family

Corporate names
Edwards family Claimants' Association of South Wales

Places

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