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Collenna Estate Papers

Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS Cl

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Title: Collenna Estate Papers

Short title: Collenna Estate, papers

Dates of creation: 1853-1883

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.027 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Collenna Estate


Administrative and biographical history: The Collenna Estate consisted of premises in the parishes of Llantrisant and Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, having at its heart the mansion of Collenna, near the present town of Tonyrefail. The estate belonged to the Prichard family, and in 1873 measured 148a 1r 3p, with an annual rental of £210 12s. The Reverend Richard Prichard (owner of the estate during the mod-19th century) was born in Margam in 1811, the son of the Reverend Richard Prichard and Eleanor his wife. Like his father he became an Anglican clergyman, and went on to become Rural Dean and rector of Newbold-on-Stour in Worcestershire. He also acted as trustee of William Jones of Craigavon and Painswick, Gloucestershire.


Scope and content: Building leases of land in Tonyrefail, 1859-1883; deeds and documents relating to minerals at Gilfach-goch in the parish of Ystradyfodwg, 1853-1875; deeds relating to trusteeship of estates on behalf of William Jones of Craigavon and Painswick, Gloucestershire, 1851-1869.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: building leases, deeds of minerals, and papers relating to trusteeship.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in County Hall, Swansea and the Neath Mechanics' Institute. A version of this catalogue is also available online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: July 2005



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