Powys County Archives Office
Jones Keppe, Solicitors, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/D/JK
Title: Jones Keppe, Solicitors, Records
Short title: Jones Keppe, Solicitors, collection of Radnorshire County Coroner records
Dates of creation: 1953-1975
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (8 items)
Name of creator(s): Radnorshire County Coroner
Administrative and biographical history: Jones Keppe, Solicitors, were based in Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, and accumulated records of Radnorshire County Coroner. Coroners hold inquests into matters affecting Crown rights, including sudden death, treasure trove and wrecks.
Scope and content: Records collected by Jones Keppe, Solicitors, consisting of coroner's records, 1953-1975, including registers of deaths reported to the coroner, 1953-1975; counterfoils of notifications to the registrar, 1973-1975; Coroner's orders for burial counterfoils, 1972-1975; Coroner's certificates for cremation, 1966-1974; and Coroner's certificates after inquest, 1969-1975.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Deaths reported to the coroner; Notification to the registrar that an inquest is unnecessary; Coroner's order for burial; Coroner's certificate 'E' for cremation; Coroner's certificates after inquest.
Conditions governing access: Records closed for 75 years after creation
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to Powys County Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Jones.Keppe, Solicitors, in 1998
Related units of description: Further records of the Radnorshire County Coroner are Powys County Archives Service, RCOR and R/D/JGW/CR.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Jones Knappe Solicitors, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: February 2005