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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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