Deeds and documents, 1673-1891, including deeds of the Oakley family of Carmarthen and others, 1673-1818, relating to properties in the county borough of Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, and the parish of Trefilan, Cardiganshire; deeds of the Towy Castle and Cwmcloch estates, 1769-1886, relating to properties in Tre-lech a'r Betws, Llanwinio, Llandyfaelog, Llangyndeyrn and Abergwili.
Brunel White Collection of Carmarthenshire Deeds
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- ReferenceGB 211 BRUWHI
- Dates of Creation1673-1891 (accumulated [20th century])
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, one document is in Latin
- Physical Description53 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Oakley (died c. 1712) was an alderman of the county borough of Carmarthen. He was succeeded by his grandson, John Oakley (fl. 1712-1734). They had dealings with the Rev. Henry Rogers (fl. 1708-1734), rector of Trefilan and later Llanfihangel Ystrad parishes, Cardiganshire. William Evans (died c. 1833) of Towy Castle was vicar of Llandyfaelog and in 1794 married Mary Lewis, daughter of Rees and Elizabeth Lewis of Cwmcloch, Tre-lech a'r Betws. Towy Castle was inherited by his grandson, William Rees Evans (fl. -1852), who later moved to Cwmcloch.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited by D. M. Brunel White, Newcastle Emlyn, 1968.
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Brunel White Deeds and Documents; Jones, Francis, Historic Carmarthenshire Homes and their Families (Newport, Pembrokeshire, 1997).
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
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