John Samson Pedler of Roath, Papers

Scope and Content

Photograph of St Saviour's Church Choir, 1911; certificate of thanks awarded to John Samson Pedler for having passed the Arch Druids Chair in Lodge no. 844, 1901.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Samson Pedler, the son of John and Maria, was born in Bishop's Tawton, Devon in 1864. By 1881 his family had moved to Cardiff and were living in Roath. The son of a mason, he worked initially as a Highway Inspector and later as a Coal Tipper and Coal Weigher at the docks. He married Mary Jane Middle in Roath St Saviour's Church in 1899. He died in 1943 in Cardiff aged 78.


Order at time of deposit retained.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a private individual, Mar 2017.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Louise Hunt for Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


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