NAS GBH: George B. Hammond papers
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Reference code: NAS GBH
Biographical history: George Hammond was Chairman of the Neath Antiquarian Society in 1929 and was one of the key founder members of the Society. He lived at Pencaerau House near Neath, and was Churchwarden of Llantwit-juxta-Neath parish church.
Scope and content: Research notes of G. B. Hammond relating to church history, William Weston Young and St Margaret's Chapel, Coedffranc, and other historical notes and papers
Detailed description of the contents of this collection at item level:
<NAS GBH 1/1-6> Research notes and transcripts relating to church history in the Neath area 1924-1937
<NAS GBH 1/1> Article entitled 'Parish Registers', by George B. Hammond, churchwarden of Llantwit-juxta-Neath parish, Glamorgan, and chairman of the Neath Antiquarian Society; n.d. [early-mid 20th c.]. Endorsed: D74
<NAS GBH 2/1> File of papers relating to William Weston Young, mainly containing correspondence with other antiquarians and academics 1924. Also contains two original letters to William Gwynne of Neath, Glamorgan, written by William Weston Young at Aberdulais [Cadoxton-juxta-Neath parish], Glamorgan, dated 20 Feb 1801 and 13 Mar 1801, regarding arrangements for renting a field to James Lewis; 1801, 1924
<NAS GBH 3/1> File containing: notes (published) on the excavations at the chapel of St. Margaret, Coed Franck [Coedffranc], Cadoxton-juxta-Neath parish, Glamorgan; photograph of remains of stone archway from the chapel [printed by Harry Jones, 8 Windsor Road, Neath, Glamorgan]; and label from British Museum for a portion of bone from a human thigh bone; 1924Endorsed: NAS D25
<NAS GBH 4/1> Notebook containing notes on the history of the tinplate trade. Also contains newscuttings, articles and correspondence (including from Glen Taylor); Aug 1897-Jun 1942. Endorsed: NAS 670