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Knight, Charles, notes and papers

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2408

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Notes and papers of Charles Knight

Short Title: Knight, Charles, notes and papers

Creation date(s): [c.1960]-[c.1980]

Level of description: Fonds


Name of creator(s): Charles Knight of Llanthony Abbey Hotel


Administrative/Biographical history: Llanthony Priory is situated at the Vale of Ewyas in the Black Mountains within the Brecon Beacons National Park. It was founded around 1100 by the Norman knight William de Lacy and was Wales' first Augustinian priory. Today, the habitable portion been converted into a hotel.


Scope and content/abstract: Notes for talks,lectures and notebooks, [c. 1960]-[c. 1980]


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: notes for talks and lectures; notebooks labelled "C.K. Books" 1-4; Llanthony Priory, foundation and maintenance; local families; notebooks labelled "C.K. small books" 1-10.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Professor J. D. P. Graham, Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, 1985



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office,Catalogue of notes and papers of the late Charles Knight; Beavan, Anne, The Llanthony valley ([Brecon,1997?])

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004

Llanthony Priory (Wales) | History

Personal names
Knight , Charles , of Llanthony Abbey Hotel

Corporate names

Llanthony (Wales)
Llanthony Priory (Wales)

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