Papers of David Rees of Port Talbot

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 216 D/D DRPT
  • Dates of Creation
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  • Physical Description
      Approximately 1.8 linear metres

Scope and Content

D/D DRPT 1 - Photograph albums

D/D DRPT 2 - Programmes and tour notes

D/D DRPT 3 - Books, programmes, pamphlets and catalogues

D/D DRPT 4 - Indexes to Historical Societies' Transactions

D/D DRPT 5 - Printed ephemera

D/D DRPT 6 - Printed items

D/D DRPT 7 - Historical files compiled by A. Leslie Evans

D/D DRPT 8 - Photographs, photographic negatives and illustrations

D/D DRPT 9 - Photographic slides of the Port Talbot and Margam area. (Note:

D/D DRPT 10 - Photographic slides of Taibach and Margam

D/D DRPT 11 - Photographic slides of Pyle, Kenflg, Cornelly and Porthcawl

D/D DRPT 12 - Miscellaneous Slides

D/D DRPT 13 - Newspapers, articles and cuttings

D/D DRPT 14 - Original paintings by A. Leslie Evans

D/D DRPT 15 - Photographic glass slides

Administrative / Biographical History

David Rees was an antiquarian, researcher and writer on his native Port Talbot. A prolific member of the Port Talbot Historical Society, he was also a teacher in Traethmelyn and Tywyn primary schools. A large proportion of this collection was once the property of A. Leslie Evans and was bequeathed to David Rees on the event of his death in 1996.


Arranged into series by document type.

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained


Accruals are not expected.