Powys County Archives Office
Ashton (Llawryglyn) Family Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/114
Held at: Powys County Archives Service
Title: Ashton (Llawryglyn) Family Papers
Short title: Ashton family, of Llawryglyn, papers
Dates of creation: [late 19th century]-1974
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.050 cubic metres (2 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Ashton family, of Llawryglyn, Trefeglwys
Administrative and biographical history: The Ashton family lived at Llawryglyn, in the parish of Trefeglwys, Montgomeryshire, in the 20th century. Owen Ashton, of Chapel House, Llawryglyn, was called up to the armed services in 1916, and served in the trenches during World War I.
Scope and content: Ashton family photographs, [late 19th century]-1957; newspaper cuttings, 1963, 1971; World War I letters, 1916-1919; and family letters, 1906, 1916-1974; records from the Ashton family shop at Ty Capel, 1889-c1922; orders of service, 1918-1963; memorial cards, 1882-1939
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: family photographs, newspaper cuttings, war letters, family letters and additional donations
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 Office and the National Register of Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the Powys County Archives Office have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: The papers came into the possession of Mrs Clarice Grist.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Clarice Grist, .
Publication note: Page, Anna, 'Owen Ashton, Llawrglyn, First World War Letters', Annual Report, Powys County Archives Office, 2002-2003, p. 13.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Office, Catalogue of Ashton (Llawrglyn) Family Papers.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: February 2002; amended July 2005 and October 2006