West Glamorgan Archive Service
Morris Estate Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0216 D 11
Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service
Title: Morris Estate Papers
Short title: Morris estate papers
Dates of creation: 1845-1939
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.6 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Sketty Park estate
Administrative and biographical history: Sketty Park, formerly belonging to Lord Brooke, was enclosed with a wall by the grandfather of Sir John Armine Morris (1813-1893), 3rd Bart. Sketty Park was built around 1820. Sir John was succeeded by his eldest son Sir Robert Armine Morris (1848-1927), 4th Bart.
Scope and content: Papers concerning Sketty Park House, 1845-1852; papers relating to the Leaver Trust, 1875-1883; and papers regarding the Sir Robert Armine Morris Trust, 1929-1939.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: three bundles of papers relating mainly to Sketty Park House; papers regarding the Leaver Trust; and papers regarding Sir R.A. Morris Trust.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service and the National Register of Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Information not available
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Related units of description: Further papers relating to the Morris estate are University of Swansea, LIS Archives: Morris papers; and West Glamorgan Archive Service: D/D Sk.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service: A Guide to the Collections (West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1998); Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage (London, 1959); Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (London, 2 vols, 1872), vol. II.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2002