Carmarthenshire Archive Service

British Records Association/Carmarthenshire Deeds and Documents

Reference code(s): GB 0211 BRA 1

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Title: British Records Association/Carmarthenshire Deeds and Documents

Short title: British Records Association collection of Carmarthenshire deeds and documents

Dates of creation: 1419-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): British Records Association

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The British Records Association collects records from various sources, mostly London solicitors' offices; most of the parishes in Carmarthenshire are covered, and notable collections cover the Mansell family, Llanfihangel Cil-y-cwm, Llansteffan and Plas Llansteffan, the Church Benefit Society, Lletherllesty/Llethr Llestri, the Lavallin Estate and Berehaven Mines, co Cork, the Puxley family and the Price family of Glangwili.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Deeds and documents of various Carmarthenshire parishes, 1419-1979; the Mansell family, 1582-1854; Cil-y-cwm, 1669-1837; Llanstephan estate, 1419-1887; Church Benefit Society papers, 1929-1934; Puxley of Lletherllesty, Carmarthenshire and Dunboy Castle, Cork, 1602-1910; Pakenham marriage settlement, 1894-1907; and Price of Glangwili, 1845-1914. Also deeds and documents relating to properties in Carmarthen, 1797-1904, mainly in King Street and Spilman Street; Llanelli, 1650-1875; Llangadog, [late 19th century]; Llandeilo Fawr, [n.d]; Llansadwrn, 1709-1835; Myddfai, 1734-1751; Llandovery, 1787-[1940]; Llanfynydd, 1817-1857; Trimsaran Estate map and Schedule, 1809; and copy marriage settlement of George Rice and Cecil Talbot, 1756.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into year deposited

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Carmarthenshire Archive Service. Further details about manorial records within the archive can be accessed from the Manorial Documents Register.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archive Service have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by British Records Association between 14th March 1961 and 20 April 1999

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: The schedule of the Penington MSS should also be consulted when referring to the Cil-y-cwm documents.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from source of deposit.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description:Carmarthenshire Record Office, British Records Association 1; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991); Puxley of Dunboy (www.bearatourism.com), viewed 3 October 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: September 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Estate administration | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Mansel family, | of Muddlescwm | Archives

Price family, | of Glangwili | Archives

Puxley family, | of Lletherllesty | Archives

Personal names

Lloyd family, of Plas Llansteffan

Mansel family, of Margam

Mansel family, of Muddlescwm

Mansel family, of Pembrokeshire

Meares family, of Llansteffan

Pakenham family, of Alconbury

Price family, of Glangwili

Puxley family, of Dunboy Castle (Cork)

Puxley family, of Lletherllesty (Carmarthenshire)

Corporate names

Church Benefit Society (Carmarthenshire, Wales)

Places

Alconbury

Cambridgeshire

Carmarthenshire

Cil-y-cwm

Cork

Glamorgan

Glan-Gwili

Llanddarog

Llansteffan

Pembrokeshire