Bolitho Way Collection

Scope and Content

Deeds and documents, 1895-1992, relating to Pleasant View, Llanfihangel-ar-arth.

Administrative / Biographical History

Pleasant View is a property in the parish of Llanfihangel-ar-arth, Carmarthenshire. In 1895, the land was owned by William Price Llewellyn Lewes of Llysnewydd and leased to Rees Rees of Llwynfedw. In 1911 Rees passed the property to Benjamin Stephens of Brown Hill, who held Pleasant View until 1921. Between 1921 and 1952, the property was held by David Thomas Jones and afterwards conveyed to David Thomas Davies of Tydraw and his wife, Margaret. Davies passed the property to his daughter, Sarah Anne Davies and her husband, Evan John Davies, in 1959 who lived in the property until 1989. Nicholas and Karen Robert Parker bought Pleasant View in 1989. Bolitho Way, solicitors, of Portsmouth, Hampshire, accumulated the deeds.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Bolitho Way, Solicitors, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1992.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Solicitors Records; O.S. Landranger gazetteer; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

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