Powys County Archives Office

Newtown and Welshpool Libraries Archives

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/LBY

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Title: Newtown and Welshpool Libraries Archives

Short title: Newtown and Welshpool Libraries, archives

Dates of creation: 1687-1990

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Newtown Area Library; Welshpool Library


Administrative and biographical history: The local libraries at Newtown and Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, accumulated archival material from a variety of sources.


Scope and content: Papers deposited by Newtown and Welshpool libraries, 1687-1990, including Llanwrin receipts, 1910-1923; sunshine records from Mellington Hall, Churchstoke, 1880-1885; Newtown and district midwife's registers, 1922-1970; miscellaneous certificates, letters and other papers, 1687-1943, including the will of Richard Jones, 1687; correspondence relating to music festivals, 1934-1938; occupiers' lists of voters in Meifod, 1891-1908; notes and documents of A. Stanley Davies relating to early banking in mid-Wales, 1831-1866, [20th century]; newspaper cuttings and printed matter, 1967-1990; Montgomeryshire topographical prints and engravings, 1775-1811; photographic negatives of Berriew, [20th century]; sales particulars relating to Montgomeryshire properties, 1873; maps relating to Welshpool relief road, 1974; Llanfyllin Rural District Council rate book, 1956-1957; autobiographical typescript relating to the Second World War, [post 1978].


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged in accession order

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 Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Newtown Area Library and Welshpool Library.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, M/D/LBY, catalogues.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: March 2005



Banks and banking | Wales | Powys | History

Meteorology | Observations

Midwives | Wales | Newtown (Powys)

Montgomeryshire (Wales) | Photographs

Montgomeryshire (Wales) | Pictorial works

World War, 1939-1945

Personal names

Davies, A. Stanley (Arthur Stanley), 1889-1951

Corporate names

Newtown Area Library

Welshpool Free Public Library