Powys County Archives Office

Donation from Christine Churchill

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/186

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Title: Donation from Christine Churchill

Short title: J D K Lloyd Collection

Dates of creation: 1595-[c1948]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 3 boxes

Name of creator(s): J D K Lloyd


Administrative and biographical history: John Davies Knatchbull Lloyd was born in 1900. His family, who were originally tanners, had lived in Montgomery since the C17th. A Maurice Lloyd was bailiff of Montgomery in 1686/7. The Reverend Maurice Edward Lloyd was Rector between 1794 and 1830. JDK Lloyd was a local historian and contributed over 50 articles to the Montgomeryshire Collections. He served as town mayor, magistrate, churchwarden and lay reader, as well as both chairman and secretary to the Powysland Club. He died in 1978.


Scope and content: Deeds relating to properties in Montgomery, 1595-c1948


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Chronological in series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Not yet catalogued
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained

Accruals: Are not expected

Archival history: After Mr Lloyd's death, his executor, Charles Evans passed the papers to family members. The collection then passed through several other family members and friends, eventually coming into the possession of Mrs Christine Churchill.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Christine Churchill per the Old Bell Museum, Montgomery



Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist at Powys County Archive Office. Source used in compiling this description: Welton, Ann & John. The Story of Montgomery.Logaston Press, 2003

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: December 2006



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