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J.W. Froom Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D333

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: J.W. Froom Papers

Short Title: J.W. Froom Papers

Creation date(s): ?1884-1950s

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): J.W. Froom


Administrative/Biographical history: J.W. Froom lived at 29 Kingsland Crescent, Barry, where these papers were found by the current owner. Mr Froom served as a sergeant in the Labour Corps during the First World War. He then became an active member of the Old Contemptible Association (Wales and Monmouthshire Area). He was also a member of the barry and District Amateur Gardener's Association, winning prizes for his plants and produce.


Scope and content/abstract: J.W. Froom papers comprising of photographs; papers relating to Old Contemptibles Association; certificates from Barry and District Amateur Gardening Association; records concerning military service; photographs of pupils at Cadoxton School


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by a private individual, 2004



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: March 2006


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