Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Owen family, Orielton, Pembs, deeds re properties mainly in Carmarthenshire

Reference code(s): GB 0211 OWEN OF ORIELTON, PEMBS

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Title: Owen family, Orielton, Pembs, deeds re properties mainly in Carmarthenshire

Short title: Owen family, Orielton, Pembs, deeds re properties mainly in Carmarthenshire

Dates of creation: 1754-1900

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 30 items

Name of creator(s): Owen family of Orielton, Pembrokeshire; Williams family of London


Administrative and biographical history: Following the death of Sir Arthur Owen of Orielton, Pembrokeshire, in 1735, his lands in Anglesey, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire, were divided between his sons. The Rev. Arthur Owen, grandson of Sir Arthur, leased property in the Borough of Carmarthen to James Rice Williams of London and Joshua Jenour of Essex in 1801. From 1825, the Carmarthenshire properties were held by James Rice Williams and his children.


Scope and content: Deeds, leases and legal documents of the Owen and Williams families, 1754-1900, relating to properties in Anglesey, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and London.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue are available at the Carmarthenshire Archives Service
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The link with the depositor is not known.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by J. T. Lewis, Laugharne, 1963.



Note: Title supplied from name of depositor

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Schedule of J. T. Lewis Deeds and Documents.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: September 2003



Deeds | England | London

Deeds | Wales | Anglesey

Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Deeds | Wales | Pembrokeshire

Owen family, | of Orielton | Archives

Williams family, | of Lee, Kent | Archives

Personal names

Owen family, of Orielton

Williams family, of Lee, Kent

Corporate names