The collection includes the Parish register of Llanbadog, Monmouthshire, 1582-1709. A transcript of or extracts from George Owen of Henllys and other sources, entitled Owen's brief account of Wales collected 1602. The civil and military list for Ireland in 1704. A manuscript copy of The Monmouthshire estimate, a poem dedicated to the Duke of Beaufort and printed at Monmouth in 1780. A notebook of genealogical notes, mainly of Anglo-Norman families, but including a few Monmouthshire entries, possibly written by some later member of Reece's family. Two letters from Richard Reece to his brother Thomas (undated, but possibly 1847).
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Manuscripts collected by Richard Reece, surgeon and mayor of Cardiff, and presented with his printed books by Mr and Mrs J.H.Mullins of Llanishen in 1919.
Notes on Richard Reece compiled by Margaret Evans, when an assistant librarian at UCC.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation
Compiled by Elizabeth Pengilly with Peter Keelan.
Other Finding Aids
A Handlist of the Collection