J.W. Froom, Papers

Scope and Content

J.W. Froom papers comprising of photographs;

Papers relating to Old Contemptibles Association;

Certificates from Barry and District Amateur Gardening Association;

Records concerning military service;

Photographs of pupils at Cadoxton School

Administrative / Biographical History

J.W. Froom lived at 29 Kingsland Crescent, Barry, where these papers were found by the current owner.

Mr Froom served as a sergeant in the Labour Corps during the First World War. He then became an active member of the Old Contemptible Association (Wales and Monmouthshire Area). He was also a member of the Barry and District Amateur Gardener's Association, winning prizes for his plants and produce.


Arranged chronologically by record series

Access Information

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Presented by a private individual, 2004

Other Finding Aids

Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

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 offered have been accepted and listed


Accruals are not expected