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Powys County Archives Office
British Records Association, Montgomeryshire records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 MD/BRA/1652, 1768, 1991, 2039, 2044, 2067, 2133, 2200, 2591

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: British Records Association Montgomeryshire Records

Short Title: British Records Association, Montgomeryshire records

Creation date(s): 1700-1958

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.10 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): British Records Association


Administrative/Biographical history: The British Records Association was formed in 1932. It acts as an archival clearing house, collecting groups of records and distributing them to the appropriate repositories. The Association is frequently used by solicitors to deposit material.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and related documents of the Davies family of Newtown relating to Perthygwibedin Farm, Llandinam, and other Montgomeryshire property, 1774-1828; deeds relating to property in Bausley and Criggion owned by the National Westminster Bank, 1700-1949, and British Telecom, 1911-1958; deeds relating to property in Llangynyw, Llanfair Caereinion and Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, 1751-1906; miscellaneous deeds and papers relating to Montgomeryshire, 1734-1875; deeds relating to the property of the Rev. William Morgan (fl. 1825-1858), of Kerry, in Glamorgan and England, 1810-1895; deeds relating to annuities in the will of Henry Peters (d. [1827]), Betchworth, Surrey, 1827-1835; and documents relating to the will of Thomas Davies (d. [1865]), Hyde Park Gardens, Middlesex, 1843-1893.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by deposit.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Parts donated to the National Library of Wales by G. M. Whiley Ltd per the British Records Association (BRA), 1976; deposited at the National Library of Wales by Bull & Bull, London, per the BRA, by Lee and Pembertons, London, per the BRA, 1981, and by Vizards, London, per the BRA, 1981; deposited in Carmarthen Record Office by Merseyside Record Office, 1980; and deposited at Shropshire Record Office by the National Westminster Bank Ltd, Trustee & Income Tax Dept, London, per the BRA, 1981.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the National Library of Wales, 1984, 1985, from Carmarthen Record Office, 1984, and from Shropshire Record Office, 1985; deposited by Rooks Rider, solicitors, 1988, the Official Solicitor to the Supreme Court, 1988, and British Telecom.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Records transferred from the British Records Association, catalogue; British Records Association website (, viewed 15 February 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005

Deeds | England
Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Deeds | Wales | Powys

Personal names
Davies , Thomas , d. 1865?
Davies family , of Newtown
Morgan , William , 1788 or 9-1879
Peters , Henry , d. 1827?

Corporate names
British Records Association

Bausley (Wales)
Glamorgan (Wales)
Llandinam (Wales)
Llanfair Caereinion (Wales)
Llangyniew (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Welshpool (Wales)

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