British Records Association/Carmarthenshire Deeds and Documents

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Deeds and documents of various Carmarthenshire parishes, 1419-1979; the Mansell family, 1582-1854; Cil-y-cwm, 1669-1837; Llanstephan estate, 1419-1887; Church Benefit Society papers, 1929-1934; Puxley of Lletherllesty, Carmarthenshire and Dunboy Castle, Cork, 1602-1910; Pakenham marriage settlement, 1894-1907; and Price of Glangwili, 1845-1914. Also deeds and documents relating to properties in Carmarthen, 1797-1904, mainly in King Street and Spilman Street; Llanelli, 1650-1875; Llangadog, [late 19th century]; Llandeilo Fawr, [n.d]; Llansadwrn, 1709-1835; Myddfai, 1734-1751; Llandovery, 1787-[1940]; Llanfynydd, 1817-1857; Trimsaran Estate map and Schedule, 1809; and copy marriage settlement of George Rice and Cecil Talbot, 1756.

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Records Association collects records from various sources, mostly London solicitors' offices; most of the parishes in Carmarthenshire are covered, and notable collections cover the Mansell family, Llanfihangel Cil-y-cwm, Llansteffan and Plas Llansteffan, the Church Benefit Society, Lletherllesty/Llethr Llestri, the Lavallin Estate and Berehaven Mines, co Cork, the Puxley family and the Price family of Glangwili.

Arrangement

Arranged into year deposited

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by British Records Association between 14th March 1961 and 20 April 1999

Note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description:Carmarthenshire Record Office, British Records Association 1; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991); Puxley of Dunboy (www.bearatourism.com), viewed 3 October 2003.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Carmarthenshire Archive Service. Further details about manorial records within the archive can be accessed from the Manorial Documents Register.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archive Service have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

The schedule of the Penington MSS should also be consulted when referring to the Cil-y-cwm documents.