Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Erryd estate, Cilycwm, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0211 ERRYD ESTATE

Held at:

Title: Erryd estate, Cilycwm, papers

Short title: Erryd estate, Cilycwm, papers

Dates of creation: 1736-1816

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.015 Cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Griffiths family of the Erryd Estate, Cilycwm.

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Messrs Pennington and Son, solicitors, of London, accumulated papers relating to the Erryd estate, Cil-y-cwm, Carmarthenshire. It was the seat of the Griffiths family from the 18th century; John Griffiths (d. 1740) inherited the land from his uncle, Rees Price. By 1816, the estate was owned by John Griffiths of St James, Middlesex.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Deeds and documents, 1736-1816, relating mainly to the Erryd estate and other land in the parishes of Cil-y-cwm and Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire.

ACCESS AND USE

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 Messrs Pennington and Son, solicitors, London, per archivist of London County Council, 1962.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Further papers relating to the Erryd estate are NLW, Neuadd Fawr Deeds and Documents.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Solicitors Records; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969); 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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Deeds | Wales | Cil-y-cwm

Deeds | Wales | Cynwyl Gaeo

Estate administration | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Personal names

Griffiths family, of Erryd

Corporate names

Erryd Estate (Wales)

Places

Carmarthenshire

Cil-y-cwm

Cynwyl Gaeo