Flintshire Record Office

Edward Owen MSS

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/196

Held at:

Title: Edward Owen MSS

Short title: Owen, Edward, Flintshire Inventory papers

Dates of creation: [1910]-[1944]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 2 boxes

Name of creator(s): Edward Owen (1853-1943); Wilfred James Hemp (1882-1962).

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Edward Owen (1853-1943) was a journalist, barrister and antiquary. In 1908, he became the first Secretary of the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire, which published An inventory of the ancient monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire: Vol. 2, County of Flint (1912). He was succeeded as Secretary, in 1928, by Wilfred J. Hemp (1882-1962), of Cricieth, Caernarfonshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Correspondence and papers of Edward Owen, [1910]-1912, relating to the Inventory of the County of Flint (1912), comprising material by A. N. Palmer and T. A. Glenn, and a draft text of the Inventory; and additional material by W. J. Hemp, [c. 1944].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to parish.

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Publication note: Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire, An inventory of the ancient monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire: Vol. 2, County of Flint (1912)

Note: Title supplied from name of collector of fonds. The original files were purchased by W. J. Hemp after Edward Owen's death.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Edward Owen MSS; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001); Veysey, A. G. (ed.), Guide to the Flintshire Record Office (Denbigh, 1974).

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

Date(s) of description: January 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Monuments | Wales | Flintshire

Owen, Edward, | 1853-1943 | Archives

Personal names

Hemp, W. J. (Wilfrid James)

Owen, Edward, 1853-1943

Palmer, Alfred Neobard

Corporate names

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions in Wales and Monmouthshire

Places

Flintshire