Deeds, 1479-1701; Manor of Tir Iarll: accounts, 1585
Earl of Pembroke Estate Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Earls of Pembroke and Montgomery (Herbert family) owned large areas of land in Glamorgan, including the Marcher Lordship of Gower and Kilvey, and the Borough and manor of Swansea. William Herbert was created 1st Earl of Pembroke and 1st Baron of Cardiff in 1551, and was also awarded the Lordship of Glamorgan by the Crown. At some point in the 18th c. , large portions of the Pembroke estates in the Neath area were sold to the Gnoll estate
Arranged into deeds and accounts
Source not recorded.
Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Neath Mechanics' Institute.
Conditions Governing Use
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All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.