Elliott Mineral Estate, Blaenycwm, Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records relating mainly to land in the parishes of Abersychan and Trevethin, Monmouthshire, 1802-1966, including copies of the court roll of the manor of Wentsland and Bryngwyn, 1847-1912; deeds relating to the mineral rights of land in Blaenycwm, in the parish of Aberysychan, 1899-1966.

Administrative / Biographical History

The manor of Wentsland and Bryngwyn, Monmouthshire was owned by the Webb family until the death of Elizabeth Francis Webb in 1877. The manor included land in the parish of Abersychan, which contained coal and other mineral resources, which were exploited by James Hoiskin and others in the early 20th century. The rights to the mineral resources then passed to Margaretta Tovey and David John Elliott of Newbridge, Monmouthshire, in c.1941.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Elliott Mineral Estate, Blaenycwm, records; Catalogue of Webb Estate records.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records of the manor of Wentsland and Bryngwyn are Gwent Records Office, D38, D454, E133.