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Gwent Archives
John G. Williams, solicitor, collection of deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D1524

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Deeds deposited by Mr. John G. Williams, solicitor, Abergavenny

Short Title: John G. Williams, solicitor, collection of deeds

Creation date(s): 1473-1984

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 152 items

Name of creator(s): John G. Williams, Solicitor, Abergavenny

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John G. Williams was a Solicitor operating in Abergavenny in the 1970s. The collection includes the Admission as a Solicitor of James Sayce of Abergavenny in 1860 (and his draft articles of agreement to Cornelius Lloyd, Solicitor, 1855) and these may have been predecessors of Mr. Williams' firm.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and other documents relating to Abergavenny and district, Monmouthshire, 1473-1984.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: The earlier deposits, comprising D1524/1-83, are arranged by place: Abergavenny, Llanfoist, Llanelen, Monmouth, Miscellaneous. Later additional deposits are listed separately and generally in date order, not by place.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: No information found

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr. John G. Williams, solicitor, 2 Baker Street, Abergavenny, 1978. The deposit was transferred to the name of his son, Richard John Williams, Abergavenny, in 1984. Additional deposits were made by Mr. R. J. Williams in 1984, 1985 and 1986; also in 1987 per Powys Archivist.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, D1524 (Additional Deposit).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Abergavenny (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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