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Powys County Archives Office
Jones Keppe, Solicitors, collection of Radnorshire County Coroner records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/D/JK

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Jones Keppe, Solicitors, Records

Short Title: Jones Keppe, Solicitors, collection of Radnorshire County Coroner records

Creation date(s): 1953-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (8 items)

Name of creator(s): Radnorshire County Coroner

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Jones Keppe, Solicitors, were based in Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, and accumulated records of Radnorshire County Coroner. Coroners hold inquests into matters affecting Crown rights, including sudden death, treasure trove and wrecks.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records collected by Jones Keppe, Solicitors, consisting of coroner's records, 1953-1975, including registers of deaths reported to the coroner, 1953-1975; counterfoils of notifications to the registrar, 1973-1975; Coroner's orders for burial counterfoils, 1972-1975; Coroner's certificates for cremation, 1966-1974; and Coroner's certificates after inquest, 1969-1975.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Deaths reported to the coroner; Notification to the registrar that an inquest is unnecessary; Coroner's order for burial; Coroner's certificate 'E' for cremation; Coroner's certificates after inquest.

Conditions governing access: Records closed for 75 years after creation

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to Powys County Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Jones.Keppe, Solicitors, in 1998

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records of the Radnorshire County Coroner are Powys County Archives Service, RCOR and R/D/JGW/CR.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Jones Knappe Solicitors, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coroners | Wales | Powys
Radnorshire (Wales). | County Coroner | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Jones Keppe, | solicitors
Radnorshire (Wales) | County Coroner

Places
Powys (Wales)
Radnorshire (Wales)

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