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Castles. Collections of Bryan H SJ O'Neill, FSA

Reference code
Castles. Collections of Bryan H SJ O'Neill, FSA
c. 1936-1951
Level of description
Extent and format
Quarto. Five green ring binders and one Melinex envelope.
Scope and content
Collections of Bryan Hugh St John O'Neill, FSA (d. 1954), Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Wales, relating to castles, mainly medieval and mostly in Great Britain, but including foreign material; compiled c. 1936-51. Mainly notes from MS and printed sources on the history of building of castles, costs of garrisons, repairs, etc. Illustrated with drawings, some in situ, photographs, plans and related printed material. Many letters inserted.
O'Neill, Bryan Hugh St John (1905-1954), Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments, archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
MS 795
Archival history
Part of the bequest by the compiler. A.J., 35 (1955), 230, 285-6 (obituary).