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D/D GV: Records relating to Sir Arthur Pendarves Vivian

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RECORDS RELATING TO SIR ARTHUR PENDARVES VIVIAN

Notes and diaries of A. P. Vivian

<D/D GV 1A> Business note book, kept by A. P. Vivian, Commenced 185, including very detailed information, mainly financial, on the following: Brombill and Goytre collieries, brick-making, coal and coke, Hafod and Margam copper and smelting works, Morfa colliery, partnership, salaries and wages, White Rock sliver works, yellow metal.. 1840-1898
[1 vol.]

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<D/D GV 1B> Notes from which part of above Information was compiled. 1872-1909
[35 papers, found Inside vol.]

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<D/D GV 2-3> Business note books, kept by A. P. Vivian, including very detailed information under headings similar to 1A. 1880-1923
[2 vols.]

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<D/D GV 4> Diary of Aberavon and Oystermouth properties, kept by A. P. Vivian, including: (a) agricultural notes, sand-trade, minerals under Aberavon, borough boundaries, ground-rents, lessor, medical report on housing, brickworks and (b) at end reversed:- diary of dealings with the Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway Company, kept by A. P. Vivian, 1890-1909. 1890-1921
[1 vol.]

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<D/D GV 5A> "Works Scraps", kept by A. P. Vivian, dealing with business in coal and metals. 1852-1899
[1 vol.]

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<D/D GV 5B> Notes (found inside D/D GV 5A). 1888-94
[30 papers]

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<D/D GV 6A> "Coal book", including details of:- (a) Morfa and Brombill workings, 1855-58; (b) shipments of coal and coke, 1855-58; (c) coal and coke sent by rail, 1855-58; (d) Mynydd Newydd colliery, 1868; and (e) wages, etc of screw steamer "Augusta", 1858. . 1855-1868
[1 vol.]

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<D/D GV 6B> Notes, found inside D/D GV 6A. 1855-1865
[17 papers]

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<D/D GV 7> "Mill notes calculations, commenced Feb. 1859" by A.P.Vivian, Including notes on yellow metal sheets, sheathing, bolts, cut nails and rollers, and analyses of yellow metal; notes on Brass House . 1859-1902
[1 vol., 5 papers loose]

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<D/D GV 8> "Mill" book, , commenced 1893, including notes on:- (a) yellow metal sheets and sheathing; (b) calculations of costs; (c) wages. 1854-1898
[1 vol.; 1 paper, loose]

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<D/D GV 9> "Brass House" book, commenced 1898, including:- (a) lists of workmen and wages; (b) details of routine, analyses, and various alloys.. 1857-1898
[1 vol.]

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Deeds and agreements

<D/D GV 10> Deed of partnership, "Vivian & Sons" (draft), (i) Hen. Hussey Vivian of Park Wern, near Swansea, esq.. MP; (ii) Wm, Graham Vivian of Singleton, near Swansea, esq.; (iii) Arthur Pendarves Vivian of Glenavon, near Taibach, esq.; (iv) Rich. Glynn Vivian of Bond Court, Walbrook, London, esq; (v) Octavius Williams of Truro (co. Cornwall), gent.; and (vi) Edw. Budd of Bond Court (as above), esq.. 1868
[1 file]

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<D/D GV 11> Agreement respecting the Sinking Pool, and action, Vivian v. Port Talbot Railway and Docks Company (i) Sir Arthur Pendarves Vivian of London, K.C.B.; (ii) the Port Talbot Railway and Docks Company; (ill) Emily Charlotte Talbot of Margam Park, spr. Land [details not extracted] in Aberavon and Margam. 27 June 1903
[1 file of 6 ff. (typescript); plan attached]

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Correspondence, statements and reports

<D/D GV 12> Correspondence concerning Margam Copper Works. 1905-1906
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 13> Correspondence concerning Margam and Hafod Copper Works. 1905-1906
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 14> Correspondence concerning the Yellow Metal trade. Margam and Hafod Copper Works. 1899
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 15> Correspondence concerning Margam Copper Works, costs, losses and workmen. 1910
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 16> Cost Statements, Margam, brass and copper, Morfa colliery and coal. 1905, 1910, 1911
[3 files]

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<D/D GV 17> Report on White Rock works (copper and silver). 1910
[1 file]

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<D/D GV 18> Reports of the Governor and Company of Copper Mines in England. 1870
[1 vol.; 1 booklet]

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<D/D GV 19> Reports from Chas. H, Quick and Chas. Madge of their visits to the Pacific coast of U.S.A., Chile and Peru, and of the state of and possibilities of mining gold, silver, lead, copper etc., and freightage. 1881
[1 file]

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<D/D GV 20> Correspondence concerning minerals under the Aberavon property, and plans. 1871-1904
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 21> Correspondence concerning Aberavon Brick Works. 1908
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 22> Correspondence concerning a new railway siding and the sand trade. 1867-1898
[1 bundle]

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Morfa Colliery

<D/D GV 23> Morfa colliery explosion, 1890: Plan of workings on the Cribbwr vein, as on 10 March, 1890, showing location of fires and bodies. 1890
[1 plan]

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<D/D GV 24> Morfa Colliery, correspondence and reports. 1886-19o9
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 25> Correspondence concerning the "Doctors Fund, Morfa collieries", giving a list of the men wishing to change their doctor. 1901
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 26> Correspondence concerning extension of workings in Morfa colliery. 1892-1904
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 27> Correspondence concerning Morfa colliery. 1909-1911
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 28> Correspondence concerning Morfa colliery, including:- (a) surrender of Morfa colliery; (b) current prices of spelter, lead, sulphate, etc. . Aug.-Sep. 1913
[1 bundle]

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Records relating to the political career of A. P. Vivian

<D/D GV 29> Notice of A. P. Vivian's election to the Local Board. 1886
[1 paper]

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<D/D GV 30> Resignation of Arthur Pendarves Vivian from Aberavon and district Liberal Association. 1889
[1 paper]

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<D/D GV 31> Glamorgan County Council Election: correspondence before the election, verses in English and Welsh in support of A. P. Vivian, newspaper cuttings, expenses list, congratulatory messages on success and list of County Councillors elected. 1889
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 32> Glamorgan County Council Election: correspondence, public notices and newspaper cuttings. 1892
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 33> Glamornan County Council: notebook kept by Councillor A. P. Vivian as committee member, including:- (a) Glyncorrwg Local Board Inquiry, 1892; (b) Porthcawl, proposed constitution of Urban Sanitary District, 1892; (c) Penarth Local Board, proposed division into wards. 1892
[1 vol.]

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<D/D GV 34> Chairmanship of Glamorgan County Council: correspondence. 1895
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 35> Sunday Closing Act: correspondence and newspaper cuttings. 1889
[1 bundle]

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<D/D GV 36> Hafod Schools and Swansea School Board: correspondence and plan. 1898
[1 bundle]

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South Wales Volunteer Infantry Brigade, 1898-1902

<D/D GV 37> Correspondence, including:- (a) muster roll of those who served in the South African War, 1899-1902; (b) Brigade Dinner lists and replies to invitations, 1898-1901; (c) Bulford Camp reports, 1901; (d) congratulatory letters and telegrams upon award of K.C.B. to Sir Arthur Pendarves Vivian, 1902. 1898-1902
[1 bundle]

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Records relating to Taibach Chapel of Ease, 1878-1885

<D/D GV 38/1> Memorial to A. P. Vivian, Esq., MP, from the inhabitants of Taibach, specifying the 'Ritualism' objected to in their previous petition [not found]. 27 Dec. 1878
[1 paper]

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<D/D GV 38/2> Note to A.P. Vivian, Esq. from C.R.M. Talbot replying to the memorial, above. 30 Dec. 1878
[1 paper]

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<D/D GV 38/3> Attendance list for the Chapel of Ease. n.d. [1885?]
[1 paper]

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