Neath Antiquarian Society
Rheola Estate Papers
Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS Rh
Title: Rheola Estate Papers
Short title: Rheola Estate, papers
Dates of creation: 1816-[c. 1933]
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.054 cubic metres (2 archive boxes)
Name of creator(s): Rheola Estate
Administrative and biographical history: The Rheola Estate was purchased by John Edwards from the Gnoll Estate in 1800, and the lordship of the Manor of Resolven from the Briton Ferry Estate in 1815. The estate included properties in the parishes of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath and Llantwit-juxta-Neath, and in the counties of Breconshire and Carmarthenshire.
Scope and content: Rentals, 1816-1887; rent collection ledgers, 1854-1881; other ledgers, 1870-[c. 1933]; other papers, 1918-1921; correspondence, 1921-1926; bills and receipts, 1921-1926; wayleave remittances, 1921-1926; assignment licence schedules, 1921-1923
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into rentals and ledgers, correspondence, financial papers, wayleave remittances and assignment licence schedules.
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.
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 papers of the Rheola Estate are held at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.
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