Haynes Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1866-1889; Bills and receipts, 1863-1889; Legal papers, 1867; Advertisements, 1867.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Baker Haynes was baptised at St. Mary's Church, Swansea on 23 March 1831. Born the son of William Woodward Haynes, brewer (1793) and Anne Collins. He had three brothers and one sister named William Collins (1826), Katherine Anne (1829), John Wells (1833) and Charles Mahon (1835). George Baker Haynes was clerk to the Swansea Guardians, the Urban Sanitary Authority and the District Highways Board and Superintendent Registrar.


The collection was originally catalogued at University College Library, Swansea, where an interpretation of the original order was made. This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. From 1966 onwards the records were moved to the library in the University College, Swansea in consignments. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004 as part of The Royal Institution of South Wales Collection.


Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names