Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DD68/1
Title: Llangain deeds
Short title: Llangain deeds
Dates of creation: 1767-1888
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 13 items
Name of creator(s): Bludworth family of Holt; Morris family of Llettypenhen
Administrative and biographical history: The Bludworth family of Holt, Hampshire, owned property in the parish of Llangain, Carmarthenshire, during the 18th century. The land, called Llettypenhen, was leased to William David Morris (d. 1785) in 1767, and passed to his wife, Elizabeth, and son, William. William Morris married Sarah Thomas of Greencastle, Carmarthenshire, c. 1808, by which time he owned Llettypenhen. The property was held by the Morris family for the rest of the 19th century; in 1892, David Morris and his sister, Catherine Davies nee Morris resided at Llettypenhen.
Scope and content: Papers, mainly relating to the Bludworth family, 1767-1799, and the Morris family of Llettypenhen, Llangain, 1767-1892, including deeds, 1767-1785; probate records, 1792-; and pre-nuptial settlements, 1799-1838.
ACCESS AND USE
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 is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Miss Alice S. Morris, Carmarthen, 1967.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
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, Catalogue of Small Collections, L-Z; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969)
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2003