Archifdy Ceredigion Archives
ADX/415: Papers of Miss Florrie Hamer

Ref: ADX/415

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/415
Title: Papers of Miss Florrie Hamer
Date(s): 1897-2009
Level: Fonds
Extent: 33 items

Scope and Content: Scrapbooks and other material compiled by Florrie Hamer.

Florrie (Flora) Hamer (1903 - 1994) was a lady's companion in the first half of the twentieth century, whose relationship with the gentry began at her mother's breast: her mother was wet nurse to the Pryse family of Gogerddan. Florrie also spent time at Nanteos, assiting the family and staff there.
She was descended from estate workers. Her great grandfather was Dafydd Morgan of Clarach who became bailiff at Gogerddan and married Margaret Evans, Manuwch Farm. One of his daughters, Elizabeth (1842-1925) married Daniel Hamer (1840-?) at Llangorwen Church in 1865. Florrie's father David was their second son, born in 1868.

The scrapbooks contain photographs, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, and memoirs illustrated with unusual ephemera.

Acc. 1102

REF: ADX/415/1
Date: 1957-1966
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook No. 1 - Aberystwyth.
Mostly newspaper cuttings. Includes cuttings on the closing of Nantymoch chapel and the Cwm Rheidol Hydro-electric scheme.

REF: ADX/415/2
Date: 1963-1970
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook No. 2 - Aberystwyth.
Newspaper cuttings concerning Welsh Language protests, blizzards, closing of Tregaron railway, last steam train on the Cambrian Coast, last inhabitants leaving Glasffrwd Valley, visit of Prince of Wales, closure of Pont Llanio Creamery, demolition of 'Sylvan Palace' and Bronglais Workhouse, Aberystwyth, discussions on proposed town clock in Aberystwyth. Also several non-local events.

REF: ADX/415/3
Date: 1969-1975
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook No. 3 - Aberystwyth.
Photocopy of Memorandum of Agreement concerning the Market Hall 1897; reproduction of Edwardian photo of Alexandra Road shops; Charles Prince of Wales at University; Cymdeithas yr Iaith; Vale of Rheidol Railway; Lampeter postmen; Thomas Garage Northgate; closure of YMCA; closure and demolition of New Quay cafe; demolition of Gosen Bridge Rhydyfelin; new Galloway's bookshop; flood at Felin Person caravan site; Mason family; clearance of St. Michael's graveyard; new flats in Rheidol Place; memories of Penparcau; Cenarth Mill; demolition of Penybont Bridge, Penparcau; excavation at Old Police Station, Great Darkgate Street; 150th anniversary of Lifeboat Service in Aberystwyth; threat to Crynfryn Buildings; centenary of St. Mary's Church Aberystwyth; removal of trees in Llanbadarn Road.

REF: ADX/415/4
Date: 1975-1977
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook No. 4 - Aberystwyth.
Newspaper cuttings concerning Ship Inn at Pennant, alteration of Great Darkgate Police Station, proposed zoo at Abermad, Llanilar, Rheidol Railway, closure of Avondale Old People's Home, Aberystwyth, demolition of Celtic Cinema, Cymdeithas yr Iaith, jet crash at Moriah, Consititution Hill railway, closure of S.N. Cooke of Pier Street, proposed demolition of Crynfryn Row and The Cooper's Arms ('Y Cwps'), Silver Jubilee celebrations, closure of Coliseum, programme of centenary pageant at Ysgol Cwmpadarn, plans for Barracks at Gogerddan Place, tunnel in Rheidol Valley, demolition of Conway Cinema.

REF: ADX/415/5
Date: 1978-1988
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook No. 5 - Aberystwyth.
Newspapers cuttings concerning Wellington Monument, Pen Dinas; demolition of 'The Pale' Rhydyfelin; photograph of interior of College Hall, North Road showing 1927 Aberystwyth May Queen; Ysbyty Ystwyth Welsh Crafts exhibition; devolution debate; extracts from Llanbadarn parish magazine; death of Tom MacDonald; death of 'Mrs Powell y Siop' (Rhoda Agnes Powell, Llanbadarn Fawr); death of Goronwy Rees; Crosville Bus Company; demolition of Aberystwyth Barracks. Cuttings placed inside front cover: Nanteos 'Holy Grail'; Plas Cwmcynfelin; first chapel of St. Michael's, Aberystwyth; Welsh Mines Society etc.

REF: ADX/415/6
Date: 1977-1979
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook No. 6 - Aberystwyth.
Newspaper cuttings concerning royal visit 1977; Coopers Corner demolition plans; opposition to museum in The Coliseum; Cwmpadarn School centenary celebrations; proposed demolition of Gogerddan Barracks; proposed conversion of quayside buildings in Aberaeron; demolition of 'The Pale' Rhydyfelin; Welsh language campaign at Penglais School; conversion of Albion Hotel; death of Sally Matthias; devolution debate; copies of old photographs of Talybont (mostly from National Library of Wales); Shipwright's Arms.

REF: ADX/415/7
Date: 1897-1950
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook containing 'Letters written to my family by the Pryse family'

1. M[argaret] L[ouisa] J[oan] Pryse to Eliza, thanking her for the wedding gift of a claret jug

2. Lewes T. Loveden Pryse, Gogerddan to Eliza, offering sympathy on the death of a relative
19 March 1921

3. Margaret Powell of Nanteos to Sarah Ann offering sympathy on the death of her mother
20 November 1925

4. Florence M. Loxdale, 50 Marine Terrace to Sarah Anne offering sympathy on the death of her mother and describing her as her own 'foster mother'
23 November 1925

5. Mabel Pryse, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer on the death of her mother.
25 November 1925

6. George R. Pryse, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer as above
25 November 1925

7. Myra of Exeter, Marchioness of Exeter comprising letter, part of envelope and transcript by FH thanking Florrie Hamer for her good wishes on her Golden Wedding anniversary etc.
21 April 1921

8. Margaret Powell, Estate Office, Nanteos, Aberystwyth to Florrie Hamer (with transcript) with news of hunting, the marriage of Miss Briggs and Mr. Royd, sale of Aberllolwyn, visit of King and Queen to the National Library etc.
12 November 1937

9. Rev. Canon E. Lee Hamer, Trefilan, Park Avenue, Cardigan to Florrie Hamer, 'your mother and all' on the death of her father.

10. Margaret Powell, Nanteos to Mary and Florrie Hamer, thanking them for a cake and reporting the death of Lady John Lynn Thomas of Llwyndyrus [sic]
13 March 1938

11. Margaret Powell, Nanteos to Florrie Hamer thanking her for a pork pie and reporting local news - fox hunting, birthday of Sir Lewes Pryse.
25th January 1939

12. Margaret Powell, Nanteos to Florrie Hamer thanking her for a cake and giving local news re difficulties of providing Boxing Day Hunt lunch on rations, sympathising on illness of FH's mother etc.
Christmas 1943

13. Margaret Powell, Nanteos to Florrie Hamer thanking her for a birthday cake, reporting that Caradog Evans had come to live at the Gors etc.
9 March 1942

14. Margaret Powell, Nanteos to Florrie Hamer re clothes repairs.
26 March 1945

15. George R. Pryse Saunders Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Mary Hamer re padlock on Gogerddan garden gate.
4 April 1947

16. George R. Pryse Saunders Gogerddan to Sarah Hamer re cheque for tea party.
15 April 1948

17. Mabel Pryse Saunders, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer re funeral of 'poor Jane'
27 September 1949

18. Mabel Pryse Saunders, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer sympathising on the death of her brother Tom.
9 June 1950

19. Mabel Pryse Saunders, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer sympathizing on the death of her sister in law, Tom's widow Ellen.
7 July 1950

20. Mabel Pryse Saunders, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer

21. Mabel Pryse Saunders, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer

22. Mabel Pryse Saunders, Ty Mawr, Ciliau Aeron to Sarah Hamer

REF: ADX/415/8
Date: 1930-1980
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook: A Short History of Nanteos

REF: ADX/415/9
Date: 1930-1935
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook: A Short History of Tan-y-Bwlch

REF: ADX/415/10
Date: 1975
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook: History of Bow Street Volume 1

The numbering does not start until several pages into this ring-bound volume. For convenience the first few pages are listed as 'a'-'e'.

p. a and b: 'My grandparents Eliza and Daniel Hamer'. Photocopied notes by F.H.
p. c and d: 'Names and Occupations of some of the inhabitants of Bow Street at the turn of the century'
p. e: Photograph of the house in Bow Street where Florrie Hamer was born in 1903.
p. 1: Early recollections of Bow Street village and house where Florrie Hamer was born.
p.2: Further recollections. A photograph dating from 1909 has been removed.
p.3: Occupations in early 20th century Bow Street
p.4: Occupations continued. Photograph of Bill Davies, postman.
p.5: Recollections about Meurig Edwards, Glenview, Bow Street, monumental mason, photographer etc. Photograph (1950s) showing a motor-cycling couple and Glenview in background.
p.6: Notes on Bow Street railway station
p.7: Notes on cows and their owners in Bow Street with photograph (1976) of Glen View
p.8: Two photographs of Glenview (1976 and 1978)
p.9: Two invoices from T.J. Morgan, Coal, Lime, Brick, Slate and General Merchants of Bow Street Railway Station. 1900 and 1908
p.10: Invoice from T.J. Morgan, Coal, Lime, Brick, Slate and General Merchants of Bow Street Railway Station. 1901
p.11: Invoice from David Davies Monumental Works at Station Yard, Bow Street to T.O. James, Broncastellan, Bow Street.1932 and receipt from J. Meurig Edwards, Glen View Bow Street for monies paid by Mr. William Hamer to the eisteddfod committee, November 1900
p.12: Four certificates from British Railways Consignment Note Register relating to goods at Bow Street Station. 1961
p.13: Invoice from David Davies, Monumental Works, Station Yard, Bow Street. 1915
p.14: Invoice from David Davies, Monumental Works, Station Yard, Bow Street. 1922
p.15: Notes on the weighing machine at the station yard.
p.16: Photograph of Bow Street railway station platform 1939 with members of Hamer family, and postcard bearing the printed address of B.W. Benjamin of Ruel Saw Mills, Bow Street.
p.16a: Photograph of Coal Merchant's Office and weighing scales, and the demolition of Bow Street Railway Station House 19th October 1975.
p.17: Photograph of Derrick Horwood, the Mill, son of Mr & Mrs. Fred Horwood.
p.18: Photographs of Boxing Day Meet of the Gogerddan Hounds outside the Black Lion Inn at Bow Street (1962), and Lady Pryse, FH and John Ellis Talybont at the Boxing Day Meet (1975).
p.19: Notes on 'Uncle Ben Felin' (B.W. Benjamin)
p. 20: Further notes on B.W. Benjamin and photograph of Black Lion Hotel and square, Talybont with B.W. Benjamin and his timber cart in right hand corner of the picture.
p. 21: Photographs of one of the last steam trains entering Bow Street station March 1967 (?) and a diesel train approaching the same station, 1967.
p. 22: Two photographs, looking across the station yard before the station was dismantled. 1970
p. 22a: Photograph of part of the Bryncastell Housing estate and notes on Evan Oliver Hughes, coalman.
p. 23-24: missing
p. 25: 'left hand side', discussing houses on the left hand side of Bow Street from the station. Two photographs showing the new footpath and bus stop in 1960.
p. 26: Notes on David and Gay Jones

REF: ADX/415/11
Date: 1976
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook: History of Bow Street Volume 2.

The numbering begins with 101

p. 101: Photographs of 'Lady Pryse's Schoolroom' and teacher Mrs. Margaret Jones, with pictures (p.102) of the demolition of the schoolroom and (p.103) the flats subsequently built on the site in 1970.
p. 105: Invoice from Dr. John James, Y Fadwr, Borth
p. 106: Photograph (by W.J. Mills, Market Street Aberystwyth) of Dafydd Morgan of Clarach, with notes on his life by Florrie Hamer.
p. 107: Photograph of Ann Morgan and Miss Munson outside Dafydd Morgan's house by Lady Pryse's schoolroom.
p. 108: Photographs of Annie Munson (later Roberts), Mattie Munson and Margaret, granddaughters of Dafydd Morgan.
p. 109-110: Photographs of Dafydd Morgan's house before (1962) and after (1965) modernization.
p.111: Notes on Dafydd Morgan's children.
p. 112a: Letter from 'Auntie Margaret [Thomas]' to Florrie and Hilda Hamer 1962
p. 113: Letter informing Florrie Hamer that Margaret Thomas is ill (1 August 1962)
p. 115: Photographs of Eliza Morgan (later Hamer) 1842-1925, Ann Morgan (Munson) 18[??]-1927, Kate Morgan Morgan (Benjamin) 1857-1911
p. 119: Photograph of grave of Dafydd and Mary Morgan and others at Llangorwen
p. 201: Invoice for the headstone for Dafydd Morgan's grave from T. Jones Monumental Works. 30 October 1902.
p. 202: Photograph of the graves of Dafydd, Margaret and Mary Morgan in Llangorwen churchyard. Memorial card for Thomas Williams, Brick House, Bow Street who died 24 December 1905 aged 30 years
p. 202a: Notes on the inhabitants of 'Cambrian', Bow Street.
p. 203: Notes on a building, possibly formerly an inn. A photograph of the 'old surgery' has been removed from the scrapbook prior to deposit.
p. 204: Notes on 'Nantyfallen', Bow Street, used as the doctors' surgery.
p. 204a: Photographs of 'the old surgery' and 'the old surgery house modernized'.
p. 205: Memorial cards for Bridget Jones (died 1886 aged 16) of 'Cambrian', Bow Street, and Eliza Jones (died 1894 aged 86) of Bow Street.
p. 206: Photographs of Mrs. Margaret Jones, The Surgery, Bow Street and Cambrian House, with Council Houses, Bow Street
p.207: Postcard (on reverse: 'These are from Penygarn Dramatic Society taking part in the Welsh Drama Rhys Lewis at Board School Penygarn [&?] at Coliseum Aberystwyth Grand Success They are going to Talybont and Machynlleth later on. R.Jones.')
The photograph is somewhat faded, but the 11 people are identified by number and in a list below. n.d. (c. 1900?)
p. 208: Invoice from Emily Lewis, Cambrian House, Bow Street to Mrs. Hamer for 7 lbs of pork. September 1903
p. 209-210: List of names of people who lived formerly at Penrhiw 'going up towards Pengarn'
p. 210a: 'Some names of families living from Cross Street down'.
p. 211: Postcard of Nantyfallen and Penrhiw, Bow Street. n.d. (1920?)
p. 212: Invoice from Tom Hughes, Carrier of Nantyfallen to Mr. Evan James for conveyance to funeral April 1917. Memorial card for Mary (died 1908 aged 8), daughter of Tom and Sarah Hughes, Nantyfallen, Bow Street.
p. 213: 2 Invoices from S. Hughes & Sons, Haulage Contractors of Nantyfallen to Mr. D. Hamer (October 1932) and Miss Hamer (November 1937)
p. 214-215: blank
p. 216: Photograph 'Byddin Gobaith Penygarn' [Band of Hope Penygarn] 1899
p. 217-218: missing
p. 219: Individuals in the photograph 'Byddin Gobaith Penygarn' all listed.
p. 220: blank
p. 221: Notes on Penrhiw, Bow Street and John Macdonald, tinsmith
p. 222: Notes on Tom Hughes, carrier, and Richard Jones, grocer and cooper, and Dei (sic) Pritchard, boot and shoe maker
p. 223: Notes on Richard Jones ('Richard Cwper') who kept a shop in Penrhiw and was a deacon of Penygarn chapel. With invoice for groceries December 1898.
p. 224: Invoice from Richard Jones to Daniel Hamer. June 1898
p.225: Invoice to Miss Hamer from D. Pritchard Boot and Shoe Maker of Penrhiw, Bow Street. August 1915
p. 226: Notes on Evan James the butcher's shop and Richard J. Hughes' Saddler's shop in Penygarn.
Loose: invoice from A.O. Evans' butcher's shop for 1929
p. 227: Invoice from R.J.Hughes saddler of Penygarn to Mr. Northwood of Cefn hendre June 1922. With notes on R.J. Hughes ('Dick Saddler')
p. 228: Notes on William Morgan, Garn House, draper and grocer, and Mr. Herbert.
p. 229: Invoice from William Morgan, Garn House to Mr. D. Hamer July 1890
p. 230: Invoice from William Morgan, Garn House to Mr. D. Hamer April 1909
p. 231: Photograph and notes on the Revd. Thomas Morgan, son of Richard and Kate Morgan of The Three Horse Shoes Inn (later the Rhydypennau Inn)
p. 232: Identity of members of the Rhydypennau school football team 1907
p. 232a: Photograph of the Rhydypennau School football team 1907
p. 232b: Photocopy of the Rhydypennau Board School H.M. Inspector's report for year ending 31 January 1888.
p. 232c: Transcription of the Rhydypennau Board School's H.M. Inspector's report for year ending 31 January 1887.
p. 233: Memorial cards for Richard Morgan of Rhydypenau (died 1889 at 67 years) and Catherine Jane Morgan (died 1887 at 10 years)
p. 234:Bblank
p. 235: Photograph of the Three Horse Shoes Inn Rhydypennau (c.1910?) with some figures identified.
p. 236: Invoice from Thomas Davies, 57 Great Darkgate Street (6 Church Street), Linen and Woollen Draper. August 1898
p. 237: Two invoices from E. Edwards, merchant tailor of Penygroes, Llandre. 1926 and 1929
p. 238: Blank
p. 239-240: list of people in 'Cor J. T. Rees' Pengarn
p. 241: Photograph (c.1910?) of the Choir
p. 242: Receipt from John Baker, Rhydypennau farm, August 1900, and certificate of posting of a registered postal packet
p. 243: Photograph of the Black Lion Inn Llandre 1912 showing a meet of the Gogerddan Hounds. Picture of Llandre Church 1967 has been removed.
p. 244: Extract from Tincer (papur bro) 1983 concerning the death of Mrs. Annie Rees Jones, last daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J. T. Rees, Bronceiro, with photograph.
p. 245: Damaged photograph showing Queen Victoria's Jubilee celebrations at Nantcellan Fawr farm. 1897
p. 246: Receipt for a blue serge suit from I. Davies, Ladies' and Gent's Tailor of Gwynfryn, Llandre. August 1935
p. 247-248: Notes on gipsies.
p. 249-250: Notes on the old knife grinders, rag and bone men, hurdie-gurdie men and cockle women, and chair and umbrella menders (itinerant traders)
p. 251-252: Notes on Talybont Show
p. 253: Photograph of Gogerddan Beagles at Tynpark, with the identity of most of the people in the photograph (c.1910?)
p. 254: Cutting from a 'papur bro' with a poem commemorating Mrs. Neli Davies and her son Huw Davies, who had died suddenly at their home, 6 Caerfelin. (n.d.)
p. 255: Missing
p. 256: Copy of Trysorfa Y Plant (a children's periodical produced by the Calvinist Methodist Church), October 1905
p.257: Blank
p. 258: Two photographs showing Llandre Station Signal Box. August 1975.
p. 259: Two photographs removed from this page
p. 260: Two photographs: garden party at Llandre Vicarage grounds 1961, and Railway Station House, Llandre empty since the trains stopped running, 1976.
p. 261: Blank
p. 262: Cymru'r Plant, November 1915
p. 263: Photograph of Llanfihangel Geneu'r Glyn (Llandre) Church, 1967
p. 264: Photograph of Llanfihangel Geneu'r Glyn (Llandre) Church from the front of a Sunday School Festival pamphlet, Easter 1973
p. 265: Photograph of ladies serving at Garden Fete June 1967, with several people identified.
p. 266: Two photographs of Gwen Davies, Cathryn Davies and Florrie Hamer at Dolclettwr Farm, sitting in front of the hearth. 22 April 1978.
There are no pp 267-269
p. 270 Photograph of Miss Agnes Morgan, Penrhyncoch and Cathryn Davies at Dolclettwr Farm. Postcard of Clarach Bay, Aberystwtyth. n.d.
p. 271: Blank
p. 272: Postcard of Clarach Bay (caravan park), 1985
p. 273-276: lists of names - possibly further attempts to identify individuals shown in J.T. Rees' choir (see p. 241)

REF: ADX/415/12
Date: 1900-1990
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Photographs, book, diary extracts and photocopies of letters relating to Gogerddan Estate. Pages numbered 2-48.

REF: ADX/415/13
Date: 1900-1990
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook: Worthington pictures, photographs and documents relating to the Gogerddan Estate.
Pages numbered and in order of p.50, p.103, pp. 51-72, p.78, pp.73-125. Documents include Gogerddan Estate receipts of rent, list of farms on Gogerddan Estate (p.78), catalogue of 'Old English Silver' (p. 96), Buscot Park- extract from magazine page and family tree (pp. 120-125).

REF: ADX/415/14
Date: 1860-1990
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Book: Gogerddan History, List of Family Photographs containing Florrie Hamer's notes on contents of the two preceding scrapbooks relating to the Gogerddan Estate.

REF: ADX/415/15
Date: 1930-1990
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Scrapbook: Gogerddan Family.
Pages numbered 1-90: newspaper cuttings about the Pryse family; letters between family members; notes on Margaret Pryse and Agnes Carolyne Pryse, 'Lady Pryse's Schoolroom', Buscot Park, Harpists and Aberystwyth Town Clock. Pages following are unnumbered: Memorial Service of Pryse Loveden Saunders Pryse; notes on Pryse family members from Gogerddan; Sale of Gogerddan to University College of Wales; photograph of Eliza, Daniel and Sarah Ann Hamer.

REF: ADX/415/16
Date: 1874
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: The Birthday Scripture Text Book, lacking covers, inscribed 'Louisa Joan Pryse with best wishes for a Happy New Year, 1874, F.L.'
The volume contains numerous birthdays of friends and relatives (mostly local gentry?).

REF: ADX/415/17
Date: 1890-1900
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Ledger. Note on the front: 'This is the working Diary of Daniel Hamer who was the Estate mason on the Gogerddan Estate for over 50 years. Previous ledgers were distroyed during Spring cleaning, unfortunately. F. Hamer'
Contents as described including a loose-leaf page in Florrie Hamer's handwriting comprising a list of farms on the Gogerddan Estate extracted from the ledger. Pages are numbered 1-96, some pages having been removed before numbering.

REF: ADX/415/18
Date: 1910-1990
Size: 1 File
Nature and Content: Photograph of group of (mostly) men, possibly state workers, not identified, c.1910.
Photograph of Nanteos (n.d.), Florrie Hamer on 'Tregaron' at Llanilar Show 1928 and copy of Florrie Hamer's driving licence 1934-1936.
Group photograph (staff?) outside Gogerddan, late nineteenth-early twentieth century.
Photograph of dogs graveyard, Nanteos and Captain Powell and pets, 1927.
Chief Constable Steven Jones, Mrs. Powell Nanteos, equerry Mr. Buttler, Lord Ystwyth Tanybwlch, Prince Albert (later George VI), Miss Lewis and Col. Taylor Lloyd, c.1930 (2 copies)
Photograph of (mostly) men, possibly estate workers, with farm animals, not identified.
Drawing of Nanteos Mansion (modern) by Kenneth Bromley.
Photograph of the presentation at Penwern New Cross to Sir Lewes and Lady Pryse on their marriage of a silver fox, and a newspaper cutting about a presentation to the above at Bow Street. 1938
REF: ADX/415/19
Date: 1911-1987
Size: 1 File (22 items)
Nature and Content: Photocopies of photographs, notes and cuttings. Photographs accompanying their photocopied versions are noted.

'Short History of the Baschurch Home for Cripple Children' by Florrie Hamer.
Photograph of Agnes Morgan and Florrie Hamer.
Cuttings on Agnes Hunt (labelled page 19A).
Written account of conversation detailing Florrie Hamer's experiences in Baschurch Home. Note: 'converstaion also recorded on tape in 1985'. pp. 1-3.
Cambrian News article on Gogerddan with photograph of Florrie Hamer outside Nanteos Mansion, 1927, (numbered page 2 A).
Memoir of 'Late Sir Edward Pryse' by D. ?Harry Williams from Cardigan & Tivyside Advertiser, 22 November 1928.
Photograph of Sir Edward John Webley Parry Pryse, (numbered page 8).
Photograph of Lady Webley Parry Pryse.
Written account of Florrie Hamer's Baschurch Home experiences continued, pp. 4-5.
Photographs (originals and photocopies) of Capt. Edward Hunt, Lady P. Pryse, Sir Edward, Mrs G. Pryse and Mrs Hunt skating on one of the lakes on the Gogerddan Estate c. 1911-1912. Also photograph of Lillian Hunt on horseback at Ffynnoncaradog, 1911.
Written account of Florrie Hamer's Baschurch Home experiences continued pp. 6-28 and p. 37 (note that some pages are not in order and some missing). Included in account are photographs (photocopied and originals): Elinor Pryse and Lillian Hunt; George Reed, stableman, and Tom James, chauffeur, and Morgan Jones, stable, 'Farm'; Lillian Hunt 'EJ 64 Sunbeam Car'; opening of the 'new nurses home of the Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital' taken after 1926; Sir Robert Jones. Medical notes of Flora Hamer from Baschurch Home. Photocopied photograph of F. H., September 1987. Newspaper cuttings on Dame Agnes Hunt, 1948.
Notes on Baschurch Home and Dr Sir Robert Jones.
Photocopied photograph of an aerial view of Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Photocopied article entitled 'Dame Agnes Hunt - a Salopian nurse whose name lives for ever' by Evelyn Lloyd (page 32).
Photocopies of memorial stone reading 'Here lies in Honour All That Could Die of a Pioneer In Orthopeadia. Sir Robert Jones'.
Continued newspaper cuttings/article (pages 33 and 34).
Letters 'Memories of the Home in Baschurch by Flora Hamer'.
Article copied from a 1986 untitled newspaper: 'Voyage to the Hangman' [about Dr Crippen].
Radio 4 schedule describing Dr Crippen's trial.
Cutting from untitled newspaper: 'The Death of Sir Robert Jones' 16 January 1933.
Photocopied photographs of unidentified people (possibly incl. Marjorie Pryse), horses in background.
Unlabelled photograph of woman standing in front of building (possibly Gogerddan).
Unlabelled photograph of woman (possibly Marjorie Pryse) on horseback.

REF: ADX/415/20
Date: 1929-1987
Size: 1 file (15 sets of collected notes and cuttings)
Nature and Content: Miscellaneous notes and cuttings.

Trawscoed House.
Notes on George Loveden and Thomas Lewis-Lloyd.
Cutting from Cambrian News detailing death of Myrtle Islay Loxdale.
List of Farms and Cottages and their tenants on the Gogerddan Estate in 1929.
Notes on Gogerddan.
Notes on Sir Pryse Pryse.
Newspaper cutting with photograph of Lady Marjorie Pryse.
Notes on Sir Pryse's mother and sisters, labelled pages 28-29.
Cutting on Gogerddan and the Pryses.
Notes on Sir Pryse and sisters and mother.
Cutting of obituary of Mrs M.L.R. Loxdale, Llanilar 1987.
Notes on Lewis Pryse Senior.
Notes on Edward Pryse (brief and some crossing out).
Notes on Sir Pryse, Margaret Pryse and Caroline Agnes Loveden.
Cuttings on Miss Myrtle Islay Loxdale, Sir Edward Pryse and other Pryse family members.
Notes on Sir Pryse's two sisters - Margaret and Agnes Caroline.

REF: ADX/415/21
Date: 1930-1990
Size: 1 file
Nature and Content: 3 sets of collected notes and 1 family tree.

Photocopied notes on Sir Richard Pryse and family, including: Thomas Pryse, Lewis Pryse, Margaret Pryse, Pryse Pryse, Col. Pryse, Edward Lewis Pryse, John Pugh, Vaughan Pryse, Margaret and Carolyn Pryse.

Family Tree of Loveden Esq.

Inscription from monument 'erected by Edward Loveden Loveden Esq. to perpetuate memory of Margaret'.

Notes on Lady Pryse, Mrs Lewes and Mr Thomas Pryse.

REF: ADX/415/22
Date: 1897-1992
Size: 1 file
Nature and Content: Memorandum and 1 set of notes

Memorandum of Agreement of Tenancy (of Market Hall) between the David Morgan Hamer of Bow Street and John Morgan of Bow Street, 1897. Original and photocopy.
Notes on 'New Market Hall', November 1992 by Florrie Hamer with photograph of 'Mr and Mrs Hamer and their daughter Louisa'.

REF: ADX/415/23
Date: 1926
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Photograph of Lady Marjorie Pryse, Paris 1926.

REF: ADX/415/24
Date: 1850-1990
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Photocopy: A Hunting Diary by the Late Captain Newton Wynne Appenley, edited with introduction by E.W. Cumming, foreword by David Davies, M.P. Some pages missing. Includes photograph of Gogerddan Hounds on Daren Tymaen c.1850, portrait of Mr J. P. Vaughan Pryse and portrait of Colonel Pryse.

REF: ADX/415/25
Date: 1925-1942
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Book labelled 'Property of Miss Florrie Hamer, Pembroke House, Penrhyncoch', with details of measurements of materials for vaults and details of burials including names, dates (between 1925 and 1942), place of burials, and measurements (length, head, shoulder, foot).

REF: ADX/415/26
Date: 1875-1910
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Catalogue of Women's and Children's Clothes, J. D. Williams & Co, Manchester, 1875 to 1910.

REF: ADX/415/27
Date: 1936
Size: item
Nature and Content: Sale catalogue: Tanybwlch Mansion near Aberystwyth, Sale of Appointments, 24th, 25th and 26th August, 1936.

REF: ADX/415/28
Date: 1920-1990
Size: 1 file
Nature and Content: Photographs, notes and plans relating to Gloucester Hall and Daren Tymaen.

Photograph of Mr John Joseph and Mrs Joseph, 1900.
Photograph (Presumably of Gloucester Hall, 1965).
Photograph of Mrs Williams and daughter, 1920.
Plans for Gloucester Hall (Plas Gwyn) since 1961.
Plans for Gloucester Hall up to 1820.
Present plans (date not given) for Gloucester Hall (Plas Gwyn).
Notes on Gogerddan Fox Hounds on Daren Tymaen, c. 1850.
Notes on Gloucester Hall (labelled pages 1-4).

REF: ADX/415/29
Date: 1900-1980
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Photocopied map of 'The Tenement of Gloucester Hall'.

REF: ADX/415/30
Date: 1870-1890
Size: 1 file
Nature and Content: Plans of buildings and walls built by Daniel Hamer, Gogerddan Estate Mason.

Plan of Cwmissa Cwmsymlog
Plan of Gogerddan Garden's Plant House, 1877
Plan of Pigsties at Daren Fawr Farm, Trefeurig, 26 June 1986
Plan of the 'Red Brick Wall' surrounding the Gogerddan Gardens, built 1875.

REF: ADX/415/31
Date: 1938
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: Master 'Birio' Pryse Wedding Memento, Marriage between Mr Pryse Loveden Pryse Saunders and Miss Emily Cavendish, Christ Church, Westminster, 17 November 1938.

Acc. 2536

REF: ADX/415/addl.1
Date: 2009
Size: 1 item
Nature and Content: CD-ROM containing photographs recording the conservation work on the Florrie Hamer collection by Book and Paper Conservation Studio, University of Dundee in February 2009.

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