Jenkins of Trostre Deeds and Documents

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records relating mainly to the Jenkins, Lewis and Wilmot families, 1647-1818, including deeds relating to properties in Llanddewi Fach and Usk, 1652-1818; deed relating to land in Somerset, 1789; manorial records of Edlogan, 1651-1749; settlements relating to land in Monmouthshire, 1647-1796.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Lewis family of Llanelly, Brecknockshire, held land in Llanddewi Fach in the 17th and 18th centuries. Ruth Lewis married Samuel Wilmot of Yatton, Somerset in the late 18th century. The Jenkins family held land in the parish of Lladdewi Fach, Monmouthshire in the 17th century. Hercules Jenkins of Glascoed, in the parish of Usk, Monmouthshire married Mary Arthur of Trostre in c.1796. Their son James married Elizabeth Handley Wilmot. The Lordship of Edlogan was in parish of Llanddewi Fach.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Deeds relating to Llanthewy Fach and Usk; Documents relating to Somerset; Manorial records; Settlements; Miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Deeds relating mainly to the Jenkins, Lewis and Wilmot families, for property in Llanthewy Vach and Usk, and in Somerset.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected