Papers of D R. Grenfell, MP for Gower

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

D 207/1/1-90 Correspondence files

D 207/2/1-48 Diaries

D 207/3/1-11 Notebooks and address books

D 207/4/1-11 Glantawe Hospital Management Committee

D 207/5/1-17 Swansea Labour Association

D 207/6/1-6 Photographs

D 207/7/1-6 Articles by D.R. Grenfell

D 207/8/1-4 Articles by other people

D 207/9/1-2 Lecture notes

D 207/10/1-5 Speech notes

D 207/11/1-4 Programme of events and invitations

D 207/12/1-2 Minutes

D 207/13/1 Legal papers

D 207/14/1-7 Newspaper cuttings

D 207/15/1-8 Miscellaneous

D 207/16/1-4 Plan

D 207/17/1 Honorary Freedom

D 207/18/1-6 Papers of Eileen Grenfell

Administrative / Biographical History

David Rhys Grenfell was born in Penyrheol on 27 June 1881, the son of William and Ann Grenfell. He was educated at Penyrheol Elementary School and Technical Classes. In 1905 he married Beatrice Morgan and had one daughter, Eileen. He worked as a miner from the age of 12 years and continued until he was 35. He undertook studies in Mining and allied subjects and later qualified as a colliery manager. He became Member of Parliament for Gower Division in 1922 and remained in position until 1959.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected.