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Glamorgan Archives
John Bishop of South Wales and Gloucestershire records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D138

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: John Bishop of South Wales and Gloucestershire records

Short Title: John Bishop of South Wales and Gloucestershire records

Creation date(s): 1847-2003

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.001 cubic metres (29 papers, 1 envelope, 1 file and 1 photograph)

Name of creator(s): John Bishop of South Wales and Gloucestershire records

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Bishop family originated from Horsley, Gloucestershire. John Bishop came to south Wales to work as a gamekeeper at Penlline Castle, Fonmon Castle and for the earls of Dunraven. A detailed history of the family is given in Martin Bishop‼sup>TMs article, see D138/13/1-9.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: John Bishop of South Wales and Gloucestershire collection includes letters from Sarah Bishop to her brother John, whilst he was working as a gamekeeper at Penlline Castle; the appointment of John Bishop as gamekeeper at Fonmon Castle; letters between family members in America and south Wales, including details of the Temporary Home for the Destitute in Boston; The collection also includes a recent article on the family history by Martin Bishop

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: John Bishop of South Wales and Gloucestershire records 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:

Immediate source of acquisition: deposited by a private individual, 2002

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: Bishop, Martin John, 'John Bishop, Gamekeeper', The Genealogist 21 (1),(American Society of Genealogists, 2007), pp. 76-98

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office 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; May 2007


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