Powys County Archives Office

Llwydiarth Women's Institute Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/DX/20

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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, [1925]-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.


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.
Detailed catalogue


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



Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Powys

Women's institutes | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Griffiths, Ann, 1776-1805

Corporate names

Llwydiarth Women's Institute

Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church

Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church | Henaduriaeth Trefaldwyn Isaf