Trevor-Wingfield Collection

Scope and Content

Documents, 1734-1869, relating mainly to the political affairs of George Rice Trevor; and papers, 1844, including letters; accounts; reports; and receipts, connected with the Rebecca Riots.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Rice Trevor (1795-1869), 4th Baron Dynevor, the son of George Talbot Rice, inherited the estates of the Trevor family at Glynde, Sussex. He was Tory Member of Parliament for Carmarthenshire, 1820-1831 and 1832-1852, during the upheaval of the Rebecca Riots, 1839-1844.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs Trevor-Wingfield, 1963.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Small Collections, L-Z; Jones, Major Francis, Historic Houses of Carmarthenshire and Their Families (Newport, 1997); Burke's Landed Gentry (London, 17th ed. 1952); Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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.

Custodial History

The papers eventually passed to Mrs Trevor-Wingfield (alive 1963).


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers of the Rice family are National Library of Wales, Dynevor Estate records; and Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Dynevor Muniments.

Geographical Names