Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Erryd estate, Cilycwm, papers
Reference code(s): GB 0211 ERRYD ESTATE
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.
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.
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
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 Messrs Pennington and Son, solicitors, London, per archivist of London County Council, 1962.
Related units of description: Further papers relating to the Erryd estate are NLW, Neuadd Fawr Deeds and Documents.
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