Powys County Archives Office
Donation from Mrs Elizabeth Davies
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/182
Title: Donation from Mrs Elizabeth Davies
Short title: Palfrey family
Dates of creation: Late 19th century - 1976
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Small bundle
Name of creator(s): Mrs Elizabeth Davies
Administrative and biographical history: Bryan Palfrey was born in 1860, in Heyope and spent his youth in Cilibyddyr, Llanbister Road. He worked as a groom and gardener, who served in the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. He married Lizzie Humphreys (born 1873), from Newtown, in Penstrowed. They moved to Shropshire, where Mr Palfrey worked for the Merediths (the parents of the novelist Mary Webb). Their son John was born in 1902, and Winifred their daughter in 1908. The family eventually settled in Hopesay, Shropshire.
Scope and content: Photographs and press cuttings of the Palfrey family, Late 19th century - 1976; 3 exercise books belonging to John Palfrey from military school, 1944; certificate sent to Mrs Palfrey in recognition of her hosting evacuees, c1946.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Chronological
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copy of the catalogue available at PCAO
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained
Accruals: Are not expected
Archival history: The records were held by Mrs Elizabeth Davies
Immediate source of acquisition: Donation from Mrs Elizabeth Davies
Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist at Powys County Archive Office.
Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000.
Date(s) of description: September 2006