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


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.
Detailed catalogue


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, [2000].



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



Ashton family, | of Llawrglyn | Archives

World War, 1914-1918 | Campaigns | France

Personal names

Ashton family, of Llawrglyn

Corporate names