Llangain deeds

Scope and Content

Papers, mainly relating to the Bludworth family, 1767-1799, and the Morris family of Llettypenhen, Llangain, 1767-1892, including deeds, 1767-1785; probate records, 1792-[1888]; and pre-nuptial settlements, 1799-1838.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bludworth family of Holt, Hampshire, owned property in the parish of Llangain, Carmarthenshire, during the 18th century. The land, called Llettypenhen, was leased to William David Morris (d. 1785) in 1767, and passed to his wife, Elizabeth, and son, William. William Morris married Sarah Thomas of Greencastle, Carmarthenshire, c. 1808, by which time he owned Llettypenhen. The property was held by the Morris family for the rest of the 19th century; in 1892, David Morris and his sister, Catherine Davies nee Morris resided at Llettypenhen.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Miss Alice S. Morris, Carmarthen, 1967.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Small Collections, L-Z; 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.


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