West Glamorgan Archive Service

John Buse Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD SB 29

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Title: John Buse Papers

Short title: Buse, John, papers

Dates of creation: 1811-1926

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): John Buse


Administrative and biographical history: John Buse (d.1888) was a saddler at 3 Oxford Street in Swansea, West Glamorgan. When he was already thirteen years old, he was apprenticed to David Morris. In 1836, John Buse married Ann Watkins of Llanfabley in Monmouthshire. Their children were Mary Ann, John Watkin, James William, Sarah Elizabeth, Thomas Joseph, Fanny M. and Edward. After his death the estate passed into the hands of his trustees. The administrative records listed here relate mainly to the period after his death. There are a number of deeds and personal papers which relate to John Buse's lifetime. There are deeds and documents relating to the estate of the Hutchinson family of Wind Street, Swansea. John Hutchinson of London was a coach painter.


Scope and content: Papers relating to the saddler John Buse, Swansea, West Glamorgan, 1811-1926, including deeds, 1811-1926; papers relating to the will of John Buse, 1865-1929; papers relating to the Hutchinson family and apprenticeship indentures, 1845-1869; financial records, 1847-1904; and miscellaneous, 1850-1899.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds; papers relating to the Will of John Buse; papers relating to the Hutchinson family and aprenticeship indentures; disputes relating to the Will of John Buse; insurance papers; solicitors´┐ŻTM bills; bank books; household accounts; records of the executors; valuation of estate; investments of John Buse; court cases with tenants; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The records were transferred in a single tin box, the documents being bundled in no discernible order.

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, John Buse Papers, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: August 2005



Buse, John, | d. 1888 | Archives

Deeds | Wales | Swansea

Hutchinson family | Archives

Saddlery | Wales | West Glamorgan

Personal names

Buse, John, d. 1888

Corporate names