Deeds deposited by Mr. John G. Williams, solicitor, Abergavenny

Scope and Content

Deeds and other documents relating to Abergavenny and district, Monmouthshire, 1473-1984.

Administrative / Biographical History

John G. Williams was a Solicitor operating in Abergavenny in the 1970s. The collection includes the Admission as a Solicitor of James Sayce of Abergavenny in 1860 (and his draft articles of agreement to Cornelius Lloyd, Solicitor, 1855) and these may have been predecessors of Mr. Williams' firm.


The earlier deposits, comprising D1524/1-83, are arranged by place: Abergavenny, Llanfoist, Llanelen, Monmouth, Miscellaneous. Later additional deposits are listed separately and generally in date order, not by place.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr. John G. Williams, solicitor, 2 Baker Street, Abergavenny, 1978. The deposit was transferred to the name of his son, Richard John Williams, Abergavenny, in 1984. Additional deposits were made by Mr. R. J. Williams in 1984, 1985 and 1986; also in 1987 per Powys Archivist.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, D1524 (Additional Deposit).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

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