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.
ACCESS AND USE
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
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.