West Glamorgan Archive Service
Maes-y-gelynen Estate Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD MYG
Title: Maes-y-gelynen Estate Records
Short title: Maes-y-gelynen Estate records
Dates of creation: 1743-1907
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.027 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator(s): Maes-y-gelynen Estate
Administrative and biographical history: Bevexe-fach farm and other smaller adjoining properties, situated between Gowerton and Dunvant, in the parish of Loughor were acquired by Ann Elizabeth Walker of Gelli-feddan in the parish of Llangyfelach and David Thomas of Maes-y-gelynen near Morriston. The Swansea Canal was constructed by the Swansea Canal Navigation Company between 1794-1798. It was used for transporting coal from the Upper Swansea Valley to Swansea for export, or for use in the Lower Swansea Valley industries
Scope and content: Deeds of properties in Loughor, Llangyfelach, Swansea and Llanelli, 1743-1907; maps and plans, [late 18th cent.], [c. 1907] and Swansea Canal Bill papers, [c. 1794].
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Deeds of properties in the parishes of Loughor, Llangyfelach, Swansea and Llanelli; maps and plans; Swansea Canal Bill papers
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: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.
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.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Maes-y-gelynen Estate; The Swansea Canal (http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/southwest/sites/local_history/pages/swansea_canal.shtml) viewed 22/04/05.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: April 2005