Great Portland Estates Ltd., Records

Scope and Content

Great Portland Estates Ltd. records comprising of legal papers relating to the leasing and conveyance of Vokes proprty and successor commercial bodies

Administrative / Biographical History

The Vokes family of Bridge Street in Llandaff and Cardiff held a number of properties in Llandaff and Canton, and the New Sea Lock Hotel, Docks (now Atlantic Wharf) and notably 9 St. Johns Square in the commercial and retail area of central Cardiff. Most of the deeds and related legal papers concern the latter.

Deeds and related legal papers are held in four bundles: the first three consisting mainly of earlier records including parchment documents, and a fifth bundle of later deeds and papers. The fourth bundle includes a schedule of the deeds and papers. None of the individual records have been numbered.


Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Great Portland Estates Co., 2004

Other Finding Aids

Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed

Custodial History

Formerly DBRA 2865


Accruals are possible