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Chapman, Donald Le Cronier

Reference code(s): GB 0217 LAC/14

Held at: Swansea University

Title: Chapman, Donald Le Cronier

Short Title: Chapman, Donald Le Cronier

Creation date(s): 1900-1957

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 boxes

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Administrative/Biographical history: Donald Le Cronier (fl 1930-1957) Chapman was a member of the Royal Institution of South Wales, Fishery Officer and Lloyds Agent : West Gower. He was a local historian and antiquarian.


Scope and content/abstract: 'Collected Notes on Gower' - 11 volumes of antiquarian and topographical notes, press-cuttings and photographs collected by Donald Le Cronier Chapman 1930-1938; 'Gower Thirty Years Ago', volume of press-cuttings 1900-1911 from the Evening Post column 'It Was Thirty Years Ago' etc., compiled 1940-1941; 'Gower Notes', notes of births, marriages, deaths, village news and historical articles extracted in 1940-1941 from the Gower Church Magazine 1900-1941; Gower press-cuttings and notes and a 'Priced Catalogue of Gower Books in my possession' 1950-1954; 'Gower Notes', press-cuttings, antiquarian and topographical notes with some correspondence 1954-1957; Note-book containing 'References of the Family of Bevan from W.C. Roger's manuscript notes' 1954; file of correspondence, press-cuttings and photographs relating to the Bowen family of Slade, Oxwich 1955-1957; Country Life Aug 4th 1955 containing article on Gower 'An English Outpost in Wales' by Christopher Trent.


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Language codes: eng


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Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Gower (Wales) | History

Personal names
Chapman , Donald Le Cronier , alive 1930-1957

Corporate names

Gower (Wales)
Swansea (Wales)

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