West Glamorgan Archive Service

Calland Estate Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 D 218

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Calland Estate Papers

Short title: Calland estate papers

Dates of creation: 1836-1924

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: c. 300 items

Name of creator(s): The Calland family


Administrative and biographical history: The Calland family of John Forbes Calland and his wife Harriet Ann settled in Swansea c.1850. They lived at Glyn-collen in the parish of Llangyfelach until c.1866 when the family moved to Somerset before settling in Hampshire. The Calland family were involved with the Birmingham and Coal Company and later the Birmingham Mining and Copper Company, and also owned lands whcih had once been the property of John Bennett Popkin of Kittle Hill, Pennard, Glamorgan, including lands in the parishes of Llangyfelach and Llansamlet, Glamorgan.


Scope and content: Calland estate papers comprising deeds, 1836-1924; copy manorial records, 1781-1827; including leases for copper and tin plate works; and schedules and plans, 1901-1903.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: The collection was received in a series of bundles and original order has been maintained in arranging this collection.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service and the National Register of Archives.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: No information 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 Calland family are held at West Glamorgan Archive Service: D/D Xge 102/41-84, and D/D Z 137/4, also a Calland estate collection forms part of the Royal Institution of South Wales collections at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, reference RISW C.


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).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: March 2002



Calland Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Copper mines and mining | Wales | Glamorgan

Tinplate industry | Wales | Glamorgan

Personal names

Calland family, of Llangyfelach

Calland family, of Llansamlet

Corporate names

Calland Estate (Wales)