West Glamorgan Archive Service

Calland Estate Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW C

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Title: Calland Estate Collection

Short title: Calland family (Glyn-collen), papers

Dates of creation: 1802-1898

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): The Calland family


Administrative and biographical history: The Calland family of John Forbes Calland and his wife Harriet Ann settled in Swansea c.1850. They lived at Glyn-collen in the parish of Llangyfelach until c.1866 when the family moved to Somerset before settling in Hampshire. The Calland family were involved with the Birmingham and Coal Company and later the Birmingham Mining and Copper Company. Much of the correspondence is written to and from Samuel Bordell who appears to have been the company‚ÄTMs agent.


Scope and content: Deeds of properties in the parish of Llangyfelach, 1857-1890; Abstract of title, 1887; Valuations, 1959-1982; Printed material, n.d.; Act of Parliament, 1842; Minutes, 1804-1809; Accounts, 1802-1809; Correspondence, 1803-1898; Other papers, 1803-1809


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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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: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004 as part of The Royal Institution of South Wales Collection.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: May 2006



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