Corbett Family of Cogan Pill, Penarth, Records

Scope and Content

Corbett of Cogan Pill, Penarth, records comprising of stray photographs and postcards from family photograph albums, c1885-1920

Administrative / Biographical History

The Corbetts were a leading Glamorganshire family. John Stuart Corbett (b.1816) was a J.P. and the son of the Venerable Archdeacon Stuart Corbett of York. The family residence was Cogan Pill, near Cardiff, a mansion built by the Herbert family c1550. In 1793 Cogan Pill was purchased by the Earl of Bute. Their family boasts a large and comprehensive collection of photographs and postcards from the late 19th century onwards, which include views of the local areas, other areas and landmarks of Wales and views from counties in England and Scotland.


Corbett of Cogan Pill, Penarth, records arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by a private individual, 2002

Other Finding Aids

Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed


Accruals are possible

Related Material

See also DXJF (Corbett family records)