Jenkins (Kilvey) Estate Papers

Scope and Content

Kilvey estate papers comprising mainly deeds and leases, 1666-1908; abstracts of title, 1816-1855; marriage settlements, 1787-1855; wills, 1732-1881; transfers of shares, 1826-1878; articles of agreement and miscellaneous, 1766-1912; Acts of Parliament, 1791-1836; and plans, 1800-1901; subsequent deposit consisting of Wills 1782-1852; Title deeds and bonds 1649-1887; Sales particulars 1875-1890; Estate maps and plans of properties 1848-1881; Financial records 1827-1880; Estate correspondence 1889-1944; Legal papers 1839-1892; Official documents relating to appointments to positions, 1798-1860; Records relating to graves, estate duty and funerals, 1806-1875; Poetry written in memory of members of the Price and Jenkins families, 1834-1881; Papers relating to genealogy and biography 1798-19th cent.; Bookplates, 19th century; Personal papers and artefacts 1783-1916; Personal correspondence and other papers 1802-1908; Pictures and portraits 19th century; Industrial papers, 1795-1839; Accounts, 1783-1841.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elias Jenkins (1779-1850) who lived at Kilvey near Swansea, and other members of the Jenkins family owned properties in the parishes of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath, Cilybebyll, Llandeilo Talybont, Llangan, Llangyfelach, Llansamlet, Llantrisant, Merthyr Tydfil, Michaelston-super-Avon, Neath, Penderyn, St John-juxta-Swansea and Swansea.


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It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Andrew Dulley of West Glamorgan Archive Service. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Catalogue of the Jenkins Estate Papers.

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