Witherington Family of Caerphilly and Aberdare, Papers

Scope and Content

Watercolour of old toll house, Caerphilly, by Albert Leonard Witherington; photographs of parade for reception of Col Morgan Lindsey at Pontypridd, and Glamorgan Constabulary F Division.

Administrative / Biographical History

Albert Leonard Witherington and his wife Doris King both grew up in the Caerphilly area. She was the daughter of Sergeant James King of the Glamorgan Constabulary. After their marriage in 1938 they lived in Aberdare and following his death, Mrs Witherington moved to Whitchurch.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Presented in August 2010.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by M Wilcox 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 depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


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