Powys County Archives Office

British Records Association, Records relating to Breconshire

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/D/BRA 1636, 1993, 2047, 2118, 2133, 2146, 2160, 2389, 2509, 2549, 2591

Held at:

Title: British Records Association, Records relating to Breconshire

Short title: British Records Association, records relating to Breconshire

Dates of creation: 17th-20th cent.

Level of description:

Extent and medium:

Name of creator(s): British Records Association

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The British Records Association was formed in 1932. It acts as an archival clearing house, collecting groups of records and distributing them to the appropriate repositories.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Deeds, relating to properties all over Breconshire, mostly from London solicitors offices.Among them are deeds and manorial records, 17th-20th cent., relating to Llanigon, 1757, 1767, 1856; Brecon, 1767, 1776, 1788, 1790-1792, including a transcript of enrolled Charter granted 20 March 1555/1556 by Philip and Mary to the Borough of Brecon; Glasbury, 1623-1775; Ystradfellte, 1869-1874; Gwenddwr, 1675; papers about The Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Railway Company, 1861,1873; several personal papers, 1722-1723, 1782, 1796, 1828; and papers regarding the Yniscedwyn Estate, Ystradgynlais, 1911-1968.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged according to depositor.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: Deposited by Vestry House Museum; Blythe, Dutton and Hollowsy, London; per Clwyd Record Office; Rooks Rider, Solicitors; Gregory Rowcliffe and Co., Solicitors; C. Hoare and Co., Bankers; British Telecom, 1945-1969; Messrs. Lee, Bolton and Lee, transferred by Carmarthen Record Office 19 October 1991

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Records transferred from the British Records Association, catalogue; British Records Association website (www.britishrecordsassociation.org.uk), viewed 18th February 2005.

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

Date(s) of description: February 2005.


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company | Archives

Deeds | Wales | Breconshire

Deeds | Wales | Powys

Ynyscedwyn Estate (Ystradgynlais, Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway

British Records Association

Ynyscedwyn Estate (Ystradgynlais, Wales)

Places

Brecon

Breconshire

Glasbury

Gwenddwr

Llanigon

Powys

Radnorshire

Ystradfellte

Ystradgynlais