West Glamorgan Archive Service

Lucas Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW L

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Title: Lucas Collection

Short title: Lucas family of Reynoldston, papers

Dates of creation: 1720-1936

Level of description: fonds

Extent and medium: 8 items [2 folders]

Name of creator(s): The Lucas family


Administrative and biographical history: The Lucas family have been living on the Gower peninsula for at least 500 years. They have been traced back to one Jeffrey Lucas who lived probably in Reynoldston parish. The Lucas family have been well documented. Besides the documents found within this collection, details of the family can also be found in the Bennett Pedigree book (RISW GGF 2, pp. 158-161). The Lucas family lived at Stouthall in the parish of Reynoldston.


Scope and content: Pedigrees, 1850-c.1836; Correspondence, 1908-1936; Terriers, 1720; Land Tax, c.1790


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: The collection was originally catalogued at University College Library, Swansea, where an interpretation of the original order was made. This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. From 1966 onwards the records were moved to the library in the University College, Swansea in consignments. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004.



Publication note: For further information on the Lucas family see A Gower Family: The Lucases of Stouthall and Rhossili Rectory, by Robert Lucas; printed 2005, Isle of White: Cross Publishing.

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: Prior to 16-11-2004; Source amended by ANW, January 2005; This description May 2




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