Neath Antiquarian Society

Earl of Pembroke Estate Papers

Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS Pem

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Title: Earl of Pembroke Estate Papers

Short title: Earl of Pembroke Estate, papers

Dates of creation: 1479-1701

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 11 items

Name of creator(s): Earl of Pembroke Estate

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Earls of Pembroke and Montgomery (Herbert family) owned large areas of land in Glamorgan, including the Marcher Lordship of Gower and Kilvey, and the Borough and manor of Swansea. William Herbert was created 1st Earl of Pembroke and 1st Baron of Cardiff in 1551, and was also awarded the Lordship of Glamorgan by the Crown. At some point in the 18th c. , large portions of the Pembroke estates in the Neath area were sold to the Gnoll estate

CONTENT

Scope and content: Deeds, 1479-1701; Manor of Tir Iarll: accounts, 1585

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English and Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into deeds and accounts

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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