Papers of George Grant Francis

Scope and Content

Collected material for a proposed history of Neath [mid-19th century] and published article 1848.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Grant Francis was born in Swansea in 1814. A prominent figure in the cultural and political life of Swansea, he was FSA of London and Scotland, Vice president of the Royal Institution of South Wales and Mayor of Swansea 1853-4. He helped to form the Cambrian Archaeological Society.


Arranged into papers collected by G. Grant Francis and publications produced by him.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Neath Mechanics' Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

A wealth of material relating to George Grant Francis is to be found among the Royal Institution of South Wales papers held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in Swansea.