A. Thomas Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Iscoed estate, 1856-1872, including estate account books, 1856-1872; and letters of John Picton, [late 19th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

The Iscoed estate in the parish of St Ishmael, Carmarthenshire, was occupied by the Picton family from the early 19th century after it had been bought by General Sir Thomas Picton from Sir John Bell William Mansel. Iscoed was the seat for several generations of the Picton family until 1917, when it was sold.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Miss A. Thomas, Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, 1962.


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).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records of the Picton family are National Library of Wales, Picton Family papers. Further material relating to the Iscoed estate is Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Mansel Deeds and Documents.

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