Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Stepney (Additional Collection)
Reference code(s): GB 0211 STEPNEY ADDNL
Title: Stepney (Additional Collection)
Short title: Stepney of Llanelli additional collection
Dates of creation: [c.1800]-1957
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: c 1.5 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Stepney family of Llanelli
Administrative and biographical history: See entry under main Stepney Archive, Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Scope and content: Rent books relating to property in Llannon, Llandybie and Llanedi, Carmarthenshire, 1909-1953; valuation books and maps relating to various south Carmarthenshire properties, [c. 1900]. Title deeds, correspondence, rentals, maps and plans [c1800-c1900]
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English; Latin
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the finding aid is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service. Further details about manorial records within the archive can be accessed from the Manorial Documents Register.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: Vast majority of Stepney Additional was transferred from Llanelli Library and is mainly uncatalogued, but there is an item level index card finding aid.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited Stafford Howard, Cumbria, in 1993. Transferred from Llanelli Library c2002-2003
Related units of description: Further material relating to the Stepney (Additional Collection) are the Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Stepney Collection; and Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Castell Gorfod Additional Records.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. It is an additional deposit to the Stepney Collection.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Stepney (Additional Collection); Jones, Francis, Historic Carmarthenshire Homes and their Families (Newport, 1997); Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969); Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959); Jones, Francis, The Francis Jones Treasury of Historic Carmarthenshire (Pembrokeshire 2002); Llanelli History website (www.llanelli-history.i12.com), viewed 29 September 2003; Carmarthenshire County Council website (www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk), viewed 29 September 2003; Curtis, Mary, The Antiquities of Laugharne, Pendine and their Neighbourhoods, Carmarthenshire, Amroth, Sandersfoot, Cilgetty, Pembrokeshire, South Wales (London 1880).
Rules or conventions: This decription follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD (G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2003