Powys County Archives Office
Llwydiarth Women's Institute Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/DX/20
Title: Llwydiarth Women's Institute Records
Short title: Llwydiarth Women's Institute, records
Dates of creation: 1905-1972
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (54 items)
Name of creator(s): Llwydiarth Women's Institute
Administrative and biographical history: In 1915 the National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) was founded in Britain. Llwydiarth Women's Institute was established in Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa, Montgomeryshire. The Presbyterian Church of Wales (Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru/Eglwys Methodistiaid Calfinaidd Cymru) had its origins in Wales in the 18th century. Ann Griffiths (1776-1805) of Dolwar Fach, Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa, was a celebrated Methodist hymn writer.
Scope and content: Papers of Llwydiarth Women's Institute, 1905-1972, including minutes, account book and correspondence, -1964; rules, yearbooks, annual reports and other papers relating to Henaduriaeth Trefaldwyn Isaf ('Lower Montgomeryshire Presbytery') and individual churches of the Presbyterian Church of Wales in Montgomeryshire, 1937-1972; printed matter relating to Ann Griffiths, 1905, 1946, and the Powys Eisteddfod, 1955-1972.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: Welsh, English
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Llwydiarth Women's Institute; Eglwys Methodistaidd Calfinaidd Cymru; miscellaneous.
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs Davina Williams, 1985.
Note: Title supplied from name of depositor
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Llwydiarth Women's Institute, catalogue; National Federation of Women's Institues website (www.womens-institute.co.uk), viewed 19 May 2005; Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru website (www.ebcpcw.org.uk), viewed 19 May 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: May 2005