Calland Estate Collection

Scope and Content

Deeds of properties in the parish of Llangyfelach, 1857-1890; Abstract of title, 1887; Valuations, 1959-1982; Printed material, n.d.; Act of Parliament, 1842; Minutes, 1804-1809; Accounts, 1802-1809; Correspondence, 1803-1898; Other papers, 1803-1809

Administrative / Biographical History

The Calland family of John Forbes Calland and his wife Harriet Ann settled in Swansea c.1850. They lived at Glyn-collen in the parish of Llangyfelach until c.1866 when the family moved to Somerset before settling in Hampshire. The Calland family were involved with the Birmingham and Coal Company and later the Birmingham Mining and Copper Company. Much of the correspondence is written to and from Samuel Bordell who appears to have been the company's agent.


This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004 as part of The Royal Institution of South Wales Collection.


Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.