West Glamorgan Archive Service

Cartwright Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW Ca

Held at:

Title: Cartwright Collection

Short title: Cartwright, R. T. (photographer) of Bristol, papers

Dates of creation: 1803-1921

Level of description: fonds

Extent and medium: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Cartwright Family


Administrative and biographical history: Lieutenant Cartwright was late commander of H.M. Gunbrig 'Insolent' in 1803. By 1837 he was a Captain. In some of the records Cartright is spelt Kortright. This archive includes papers relating to both Captain Cartwright and to R. T. Cartwright, a photographer of Bristol during the 1860s.


Scope and content: Receipts and bills relating to Lieutenant Nicholas Kortright (later Captain), 1803-1838; Account book of R. T. Cartwright, 1863-67; Correspondence, 1921.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: The collection was originally catalogued at University College Library, Swansea, where an interpretation of the original order was made. This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. From 1966 onwards the records were moved to the library in the University College, Swansea in consignments. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: Prior to 16-11-2004; Source amended by ANW, January 2005; This description May 2



Photographers | England | Bristol

Personal names

Cartwright, R. T., fl. 1863-1867

Cartwright, fl. 1803-1838

Corporate names