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Wishart, Ralph

Cyfeirgôd(au): GB 0217 LAC/125


Teitl: Wishart, Ralph

Teitl byr: Wishart, Ralph

Dyddiad(au) creu: 1675-1974

Lefel disgrifio: fonds

Maint a chyfrwng: 11 boxes and 2 volumes

Enw'r crewr/crewyr:


Hanes bywgraffyddol/gweinyddol: Ralph Wishart was a Swansea bookseller and owned 'Ralphs the Books' shop. He was also a member of Swansea and West Wales Association of Bookmen. This collection includes his collection of manuscripts, scrapbooks and albums and personal papers and miscellanea.


Natur a chynnwys: Manuscripts including will with annexed grant of probate of Isaac Mowsley of Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, weaver 1690/91; will with annexed grant of probate of Richard Salisbury of Ashby-de-la-Zouche, Leicestershire, tanner 1787; note of proceedings in the Court of Great Sessions relating to the levying of a Fine and Recovery of the Manors of Neath and Cadoxton etc. 1675; pocket note-book containing a 'oration on Drunkeness' 1787; field plan of an unidentified Derbyshire farm together with schedule of field names and acreages c1800; journal of Miss Grant (of the family of Grant of Gnoll Castle, Neath) recording family and social life in London and Surrey and visits to Hampshire and South Wales 1810; commonplace-book containing press-extracts, verses, prayers and letters with references to the Grant family c1810; manuscript hymnbook with the bookplate of Thomas Lloyd of Bronwydd 1823; manuscript book of arithmetic exercises, belonging to Miss Jones of Swansea 1855; account-book of the pilot boat 'Charles Bath' 1878-1894 with household and market garden accounts 1924-1933; valuation of the stock of Richard Elias of Woodfield Street, Morriston, draper deceased and related papers 1899; report book of Dr. J. Roberts of Picton Villa, Swansea, physician, of medical examinations for insurance purposes and notes of medical prescriptions c1898-1920; illuminated address to John Pearce from Brackley Baptist Church 1905; illuminated address to John Pearce from the staff of Messrs. Morgan and Scott after 50 years service 1914; manuscript book of verses composed by J. Bosher of Aberdare 1907-1908; manuscript book of verses compiled and copied by Fanny Tuckfield, Clyne valley 1888-1915.
Collected albums and scrapbooks containing newspaper cuttings, prints, water-colours, verses, correspondence and invites, postcards c1810-1940.
Collected letters, press-cuttings and miscellanea, including personal papers relating to Ralph Wishart and the Swansea and West Wales Association of Bookmen 1809-1974.


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Book collectors

Booksellers and bookselling | Wales

Personal archives | Wales | Swansea

Scrapbooks | Wales

Enwau personol

Wishart, Ralph, bookseller of Swansea

Enwau corfforaethol

Ralphs the Books

Swansea and West Wales Association of Bookmen