Papers re sales etc. of Marquess of Abergavenny

Scope and Content

Court book of the manor of Tregare, Bryngwyn Penrose and Henllys, 1747-1922, and papers relating to sales of estate land in Abergavenny, Bryngwyn, Llanelly, Llanfoist, Llantilio Pertholey, Llanddewi Rhydderch and Llanwenarth, 1917-1923.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Monmouthshire estates of the Neville family were a relatively minor part of the over-all Abergavenny estate. According to the 1873 return of owners of land, the Earl of Abergavenny owned some 15,000 acres in Sussex, 6,000 acres in Kent and 7,000 acres in Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Monmouthshire and Herefordshire, besides 11 acres in Norfolk.


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Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Lee and Pembertons, Solicitors, 45 Pont Street, London SW1X 0BX (B. R. A. 2095), 1983.


Compiled by Stephen Benham for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of papers re. sales etc. of Marquess of Abergavenny.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further family and estate papers are Gwent Record Office, D7 and D1583 as are various manorial documents relating to the Lordship of Bergavenny, MAN/A/2. Further estate records are National Library of Wales, Marquess of Abergavenny Papers.

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