Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Trevor-Wingfield Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0211 TREELD

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Title: Trevor-Wingfield Collection

Short title: Trevor, (George Rice), MP, papers

Dates of creation: 1734-1869

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.015 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): George Rice Trevor


Administrative and biographical history: George Rice Trevor (1795-1869), 4th Baron Dynevor, the son of George Talbot Rice, inherited the estates of the Trevor family at Glynde, Sussex. He was Tory Member of Parliament for Carmarthenshire, 1820-1831 and 1832-1852, during the upheaval of the Rebecca Riots, 1839-1844.


Scope and content: Documents, 1734-1869, relating mainly to the political affairs of George Rice Trevor; and papers, 1844, including letters; accounts; reports; and receipts, connected with the Rebecca Riots.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers eventually passed to Mrs Trevor-Wingfield (alive 1963).

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs Trevor-Wingfield, 1963.


Related units of description: Further papers of the Rice family are National Library of Wales, Dynevor Estate records; and Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Dynevor Muniments.


Note: Title supplied from name of depositor of fonds. The records collected by Mrs Trevor-Wingfield pre-date her birth.

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); Burke's Landed Gentry (London, 17th ed. 1952); Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of description: October 2003



Dynevor, George Rice Trevor, | Baron, | 1795-1869 | Archives

Rebecca Riots, 1839-1844

Personal names

Dynevor, George Rice Trevor, 1795-1869, Baron

Rice family, Barons Dynevor

Corporate names