West Glamorgan Archive Service
Cwrt-y-ceidrim Estate Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Xlf
Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service
Title: Cwrt-y-ceidrim Estate Papers
Short title: Cwrt-y-ceidrim estate papers
Dates of creation: 1659-1938
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 38 items
Name of creator(s): The Penry family
Administrative and biographical history: Cwrt-y-ceidrim, also known as Plas Llanedi and Plas Mawr, was the seat of the Penry family who traced their descent from Bleddyn ap Maenarch. After six generations of the Penrys, the male line ended with Henry Penry. His sister Rachel married William Jones, whose grandson John lived at Cwrt-y-ceidrim until his death in 1842. The estate was offered for sale first in 1876, then again in 1921.
Scope and content: Deeds of properties in the parishes of Llandeilo Talybont, Llangyfelach and Swansea, 1683-1848; wills, 1715-1883; and personal papers, 1764-1889.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged by record type
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: 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.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley of West Glamorgan Archive Service. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Schedule of Cwrt-y-ceidrim Estate Papers.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: April 2002