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Lewis Thomas Lewis Estate Papers

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Title: Lewis Thomas Lewis Estate Papers

Short title: Lewis Thomas Lewis Estate, papers

Dates of creation: 1873-1888

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 28 items

Name of creator(s): Lewis Thomas Lewis Estate

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Lewis Thomas Lewis, esq. was tenant of Cadoxton Lodge, Cadoxton-juxta-Neath parish, Glamorgan. The lodge belonged to the Tennant family who moved into the property in 1823. This house was rented out for extensive periods, including to Richard Hanbury Miers of the Ynyspenllwch estate. Lewis Thomas Lewis (brother of the then Lord Merthyr) was the next tenant, and married the widow (née Penrose) of Richard Hanbury Miers in 1870.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Deeds 1874-1877; industrial leases 1873-1881; Papers relating to a disputed trust 1874-1888; papers relating to the case Malcolm v. Lewis, 1875; papers relating to the disputed will of Catherine Penrose, 1880-1881.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into deeds, industrial leases and legal papers

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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ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

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: August 2005


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