Carmarthenshire Archive Service

A. Thomas Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0211 ATHOMAS

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Title: A. Thomas Collection

Short title: Thomas, A., collection of Iscoed estate papers

Dates of creation: 1856-1872

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 5 items

Name of creator(s): Iscoed estate, Picton; John Picton


Administrative and biographical history: The Iscoed estate in the parish of St Ishmael, Carmarthenshire, was occupied by the Picton family from the early 19th century after it had been bought by General Sir Thomas Picton from Sir John Bell William Mansel. Iscoed was the seat for several generations of the Picton family until 1917, when it was sold.


Scope and content: Records of the Iscoed estate, 1856-1872, including estate account books, 1856-1872; and letters of John Picton, [late 19th century].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: No restrictions

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at 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

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Miss A. Thomas, Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, 1962.


Related units of description: Further records of the Picton family are National Library of Wales, Picton Family papers. Further material relating to the Iscoed estate is Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Mansel Deeds and Documents.


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: October 2003



Estate administration | Wales | St Ishmael

Personal names

Picton family, of Poyston and Iscoed

Picton, John, d. 1883

Corporate names

Iscoed Estate (Wales)



St Ishmael