Neath Antiquarian Society

Miscellaneous collections: manorial papers

Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS XM

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Title: Miscellaneous collections: manorial papers

Short title: Miscellaneous collections: manorial papers

Dates of creation: 1601-1935

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.027 cubic metres (1 archive box)

Name of creator(s): Neath Antiquarian Society


Administrative and biographical history: The Neath Antiquarian Society was established in 1923, for the study of the history of Neath and district. It has acquired several archive collections whose origins can be demonstrated with some accuracy, which are listed elsewhere. It has also collected individual manuscripts whose provenance is more difficult to determine, but which relate to manors in the Neath area, which are described here.


Scope and content: Papers relating to the following manors in Glamorgan: Avon Wallia, 1601-1654; Bishopston, 1800; Cadoxton, 1602-[18th century]; Caegurwen, 1654-1935; Clase Llangyfelach, 1675; Coity Anglia, 1821-1865; Coity Wallia, 1807; Neath Burgus, 1639-1697; Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll, 1659; Newcastle and Cefn Cribbwr. 1830-1834; Newton Nottage, 1819-1851; North Cornelly, 1816-1861; Ogmore, 1734-1881; Priors Town alias East Town, Llangennith, 1802; Resolven, 1662-[mid 20th century]; Tythegston, 1861; Several manors in Glamorgan, 1757; papers relating to the following manors in Gloucestershire: Cowlesborne and Elkston, Gloucestershire, 1606-[early 20th century]; Painswick, Gloucestershire, 1761-1868.


Language/script: English, some Latin.

System of arrangement: Arranged into papers relating to manors in Glamorgan (in alphabetical order) and manors in Gloucestershire (in alphabetical order).

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.


Related units of description: Other records from the manors of Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll, Neath Burgus, Avon Wallia and Caegurwen are held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in Swansea, reference D/D MN.


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: September 2005



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