West Glamorgan Archive Service

Lloyd Family of Plâs-Cilybebyll Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD SB 5

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Title: Lloyd Family of Plâs-Cilybebyll Papers

Short title: Lloyd Family of Plâs-Cilybebyll papers

Dates of creation: 1864-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Lloyd family of Cilybebyll


Administrative and biographical history: The Cilybebyll estate was made up for the most part of lands in the southern and central parts of the parish of Cilybebyll and neighbouring parts of Blaenhonddan to the east of Alltwen, and farms near Pontardawe in the parishes of Llangiwg and Llangyfelach, Glamorgan. The Herbert family owned the estate until the early 18th century when the Lloyd family inherited Cilybebyll. Herbert Lloyd (1838-1914) married Frances Harriette (1838-1929), daughter of S. G. Purdon of Tinerara, Ireland, in 1864. Their eldest son John Herbert Purdon Lloyd (1868-1957) inherited Cilybebyll on his father's death and married Eleanor Parker of Bally Valley, Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland in 1914. Nina Augusta Lloyd, daughter of Herbert Lloyd, married Betram Roper Stote Pemberton (d.1943) of Harleston, Norfolk.


Scope and content: Papers relating to the Cilybebyll estate, 1864-1965, including correspondence, 1944-1953; papers relating to Herbert Lloyd, 1864-1930; papers of John Herbert Purdon and Eleanor Lloyd, 1914-1956; papers of the Pemberton family, 1905-1965; records of a court case between John Herbert Purdon Lloyd and Philip Llewellyn Michael for trespass, 1916-1938.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Correspondence files; Herbert Lloyd's marriage settlement; Mr and Mrs J. H. P. Lloyd's marriage settlement; J. H. P. Lloyd's settlement of a life policy; Papers relating to the estate of Herbert Lloyd; B. R. S. Pemberton and Nina Lloyd's marriage settlement; Pemberton family estate papers; Miss Unity Grace Lloyd settlement papers; Miscellaneous deeds and documents; Papers relating to a court case - John Herbert Purdon Lloyd vs Llewellyn Michael; Conveyances of freehold lands, part of Craig Llangiwg, Pontardawe, in the parish of Llangiwg.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Collected by Strick and Bellingham, solicitors, of Swansea

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Related units of description: The main archive for the Cilybebyll estate is West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Cil. Further papers relating to the Cilybebyll estate are National Library of Wales, Cilybebyll Deeds (groups I & II), and Ethel Lloyd Deeds; and West Glamorgan Archive Service: D/D Xga and D/D Xjl.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Cilybebyll Estate Papers, Lloyd Family of Plâs-Cilybebyll, catalogue; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service: A Guide to the Collections (West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1998); West Glamorgan Archive Service, Catalogue of Cilybebyll Estate Papers.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: July 2005



Cilybebyll Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Lloyd family, | of Cilybebyll | Archives

Pemberton family, | of Harleston | Archives

Personal names

Lloyd family, of Cilybebyll

Pemberton family, of Harleston

Corporate names

Cilybebyll Estate (Wales)