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Glamorgan Archives
Harold Hurley of Foel Farm, Llangynwyd Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D102

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Harold Hurley of Foel Farm, Llangynwyd Collection

Short Title: Harold Hurley of Foel Farm, Llangynwyd Collection

Creation date(s): 1911-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (1 folder, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Harold Hurley of Foel Farm

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Harold Hurley, Howell Morgan and Evan Edward Evans were are employed by Western Welsh Omnibus Company Ltd, and were all related. Howell Morgans Mother was the sister of Evan evans. The actual relationship with harold Hurley is unclear. All three worked as bus drivers at the Bridgend Depot. The family were decended from the Evans family of Feol Farm, Llangynwyd, and William Hopkin, the lover of the Maid of Cefn Ydfa. Howell Morgan, his mother, father and brother are interred in the grave of William Hopkin. Evan Evans is interred in the Foel family grave close by. On the deaths of Howell Morgan and Evan Evans, the family home was left to Harold Hurley. After working as a bus driver for many years, Harold Hurley left and became an attendence officer with Glamorgan County Council

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The collection comprises Western Welsh Omnibus Company Limited, long service certificates for Harold Hurley, 1954, Howell Morgan, 1963 and Evan Edward Evans, 1965; log book of Ty Derwen Junior School, Maesteg, 1911-1961.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Harold Hurley of Foel Farm, Llangynwyd Collection arranged by item

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

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: It was after the decease of the Hurley family that the long service certificates and the log book for Ty Derwen School were found by the new owner, who handed them to the Llynfi Valley historical Society. The Scoiety transcribed the log book prior to depositing it in the Archives

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Llynfi Valley Historical Society, 2005

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: For furtherrecords of Ty Derwen School, Maesteg, see EM53

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: 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: february 2006


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