Powys County Archives Office

Jones Keppe, Solicitors, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/D/JK

Held at:

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Further records of the Radnorshire County Coroner are Powys County Archives Service, RCOR and R/D/JGW/CR.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Coroners | Wales | Powys

Radnorshire (Wales). | County Coroner | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Jones Keppe, | solicitors

Radnorshire (Wales) | County Coroner

Places

Powys

Radnorshire