Wellings Family of Pontlottyn, Photographic Collection

Scope and Content

Photographs of landmarks, buildings and people in Pontlottyn and area, comprising a printed booklet including original images with captions and disk with text; photographic negatives, c1955; slides of images pre 1958; photographic negatives of Aberbargoed; Wellings Family photographs and papers, 20th century

Administrative / Biographical History

The Wellings family lived in the Pontlottyn area from at least the late nineteenth century onwards. William Wellings was a colliery labourer and married Sarah Tippett in 1897. They lived in Greenfield Street, Pontlottyn and had five children, Elizabeth Mary, Doris May, Idris, Cyril and Ivor Norman. William Wellings died on 8 March 1944 and Sarah Wellings on 11 February 1967. The collection also relates to the Tippett, Coonick and Harding families.


Arranged chronologically by record series

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a private individual 2004 and 2015

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Heather Mountjoy for the Glamorgan Archives. Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed

Custodial History

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


Accruals are pssible

Location of Originals

In custody of the depositor