Joshua Family of Cardiff, Papers

Scope and Content

Papers relating to bomb damage at 11 Fort Street , and to the death and burial of Elizabeth Joshua.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Reverend Caleb Joshua (1852-1923), originally from Pontypool, was minister at Pearl Street Baptist Church, Cardiff, from 1899 until his death. He left his second wife, Elizabeth, nee Freer (1869-1947)and at least one child, Francis, born 1902, of that marriage , and several others from his first marriage. In 1926 his widow bought a house in 11 Fort Street, Roath, which was damaged in the air raid of 3 March 1941.


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Presented by a member of the family in April 2010.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by M Wilcox for the Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to the Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.