West Glamorgan Archive Service

Jenkins (Kilvey) Estate Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Je

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Jenkins (Kilvey) Estate Papers

Short title: Jenkins (Kilvey) Estate papers

Dates of creation: 1866-1908

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 4.5 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Jenkins family; Price family; Benthall family.


Administrative and biographical history: Elias Jenkins (1779-1850) who lived at Kilvey near Swansea, and other members of the Jenkins family owned properties in the parishes of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath, Cilybebyll, Llandeilo Talybont, Llangan, Llangyfelach, Llansamlet, Llantrisant, Merthyr Tydfil, Michaelston-super-Avon, Neath, Penderyn, St John-juxta-Swansea and Swansea.


Scope and content: Kilvey estate papers comprising mainly deeds and leases, 1666-1908; abstracts of title, 1816-1855; marriage settlements, 1787-1855; wills, 1732-1881; transfers of shares, 1826-1878; articles of agreement and miscellaneous, 1766-1912; Acts of Parliament, 1791-1836; and plans, 1800-1901; subsequent deposit consisting of Wills 1782-1852; Title deeds and bonds 1649-1887; Sales particulars 1875-1890; Estate maps and plans of properties 1848-1881; Financial records 1827-1880; Estate correspondence 1889-1944; Legal papers 1839-1892; Official documents relating to appointments to positions, 1798-1860; Records relating to graves, estate duty and funerals, 1806-1875; Poetry written in memory of members of the Price and Jenkins families, 1834-1881; Papers relating to genealogy and biography 1798-19th cent.; Bookplates, 19th century; Personal papers and artefacts 1783-1916; Personal correspondence and other papers 1802-1908; Pictures and portraits 19th century; Industrial papers, 1795-1839; Accounts, 1783-1841.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by record type

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service
Detailed catalogue


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.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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, Catalogue of the Jenkins 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, modified August 2008.



Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan

Kilvey Estate of Glamorgan | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Jenkins, Elias, 1779-1850

Corporate names