Lewis Thomas Lewis Estate Papers

Scope and Content

Deeds 1874-1877; industrial leases 1873-1881; Papers relating to a disputed trust 1874-1888; papers relating to the case Malcolm v. Lewis, 1875; papers relating to the disputed will of Catherine Penrose, 1880-1881.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lewis Thomas Lewis, esq. was tenant of Cadoxton Lodge, Cadoxton-juxta-Neath parish, Glamorgan. The lodge belonged to the Tennant family who moved into the property in 1823. This house was rented out for extensive periods, including to Richard Hanbury Miers of the Ynyspenllwch estate. Lewis Thomas Lewis (brother of the then Lord Merthyr) was the next tenant, and married the widow (née Penrose) of Richard Hanbury Miers in 1870.


Arranged into deeds, industrial leases and legal papers

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Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Neath Mechanics' Institute.

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Appraisal Information

All records have been retained.


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