Carmarthenshire Archive Service
J. C. Williams and Roberts Collection
Reference code(s): GB 0211 JCWRTS
Title: J. C. Williams and Roberts Collection
Short title: J. C. Williams and Roberts, collection of Carmarthenshire deeds
Dates of creation: 1726-1978 (accumulated 1923-1978)
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.15 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): J. C. Williams and Roberts, Solicitors, Carmarthen
Administrative and biographical history: J. C. Williams and Roberts, Solicitors, of Carmarthen, were established after 1923 and active into the 1990s, and collected deeds and documents relating to many properties in Carmarthenshire, including the Noyadd estate, Tre-lech a'r Betws, the Llwyngwydd estate, Llangan, and 1 Union Street Carmarthen.
Scope and content: Records and collected documents, 1726-1978, including records of J. C. Williams and Roberts, Solicitors, Carmarthen, 1923-1978, including financial records, 1923-1971; Coroner's records, 1948-1978; deeds, 1783-1880, relating to the Noyadd estate; deeds relating to the Llwyngwydd estate, Llangan, 1891-1931; deeds relating to property in Union Street, Carmarthen, 1838-1919; and deeds, 1726-1950, relating to lands in the parishes of Cilymaenllwyd, Kidwelly, Llanboidy, Llanfallteg, Llanfihangel Abercywyn, Llangynin, St Ishmaels, and Whitland, Carmarthenshire.
ACCESS AND USE
Physical characteristics and technical requirements: Deeds relating to Llwynygwydd Farm are damaged by damp
System of arrangement: Arranged into five groups: Group One, Noyadd estate; Group Two, Llwynygwdd estate; Group Three, land in Carmarthenshire; Group Four, 1 Union Street, Carmarthen; and Group Five consists of records of J. C. Williams and Roberts, Solicitors.
Conditions governing access: Records of J. C. Williams and Roberts are closed until 2092.
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 possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by J. C. Williams and Roberts, Solicitors, Carmarthen, between 1961 and 1992.
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).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003