Erryd estate, Cilycwm, papers

Scope and Content

Deeds and documents, 1736-1816, relating mainly to the Erryd estate and other land in the parishes of Cil-y-cwm and Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Messrs Pennington and Son, solicitors, of London, accumulated papers relating to the Erryd estate, Cil-y-cwm, Carmarthenshire. It was the seat of the Griffiths family from the 18th century; John Griffiths (d. 1740) inherited the land from his uncle, Rees Price. By 1816, the estate was owned by John Griffiths of St James, Middlesex.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Messrs Pennington and Son, solicitors, London, per archivist of London County Council, 1962.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Solicitors Records; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969); 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

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers relating to the Erryd estate are NLW, Neuadd Fawr Deeds and Documents.

Corporate Names