Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Reference code(s): GB 0211 NEVILL
Title: Nevill Collection
Short title: Nevill family of Llanelli collection
Dates of creation: 1788-1896
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 65 items
Name of creator(s): Nevill family of Llanelli
Administrative and biographical history: The Nevill family were closely connected with the Swansea Copper Works and the Llanelly Copper Works, and collieries in Carmarthenshire during the 19th century. Charles Nevill, a businessman who came from Birmingham was the first of his family to settle at Vauxhall, Llanelli, where he worked at the Copper Works from 1804. His son, Richard Janion Nevill was High Sheriff in 1836. Richard's son, Charles William Nevill occupied the family home of Westfa from c. 1859.
Scope and content: Deeds and documents, 1788-1896, mainly relating to the Nevill family of Llanelli and Westfa, including lands and coal mines in the parish of Llanelli.
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 Lieutenant Colonel C. W. Nevill, Brondeg, Ferryside, 1961.
Related units of description: Further material relating to the Nevill family is National Library of Wales, Nevill records, 1797-1910.
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, Small Collections, L-Z; Jones, Major Francis, Historic Houses of Carmarthenshire and Their Families (Newport, 1997).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2003