Shepherd Family of Cowbridge, Papers

Scope and Content

Shepherd Family of Cowbridge Papers comprising of photographs collected by the Shepherd family, including servants at Verlands, Llanblethian, c1890s; Cowbridge Scouts, 1910-1911; photograph album of Lucy Shepherd, 1916-1924; Cowbridge Grammar School cricket team, c1933-1935.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lucy Shepherd of 59 Eastgate, Cowbridge, was the owner of the photograph album found in this collection. The photographs of the Cowbridge Scouts feature George Charles Shepherd, on leave from the Hong Kong Police, who lived at 5 Church Street, Cowbridge and died in September 1911


Shepherd Family of Cowbridge Papers arranged chronologically by record series

Access Information

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Presented by a private individual, 2005

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

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

Custodial History

The photographs were presented by Lucy Shepherd's son. Many of the photographs have been identified by the late Colin Adams, who appears in the photograph of the Cowbridge Grammar School cricket team


Accruals are possible