Powys County Archives Office
Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/HAR
Title: Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, Records
Short title: Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, records
Dates of creation: 1755-1965
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.18 cubic metres (8 boxes and 1 volume)
Name of creator(s): Harrisons Solicitors
Administrative and biographical history: Harrisons Solicitors is a firm based in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, and has been providing legal services since the 1840s, in the course of which it has accumulated probate records and other documents relating to its clients.
Scope and content: Records collected by Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, 1755-1965, including probate records, 1755-1965; deeds and related records, mostly relating to lands in Montgomeryshire and Denbighshire, 1858-1964; and miscellaneous papers, 1837-1908.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: probate records; legal papers; and miscellaneous.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
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 deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, Powys.
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, Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, catalogue; Harrisons Solicitors Homepage, (http://www.harrisons-solicitors.co.uk/default.asp), viewed 9 February 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: February 2005