Professor D.B. Quinn Collection

Scope and Content

Bargin and Sale: George Hopkins of Llangevelach yeoman and wife Jane to Thomas Poplin of Forest of a capital messuage called Estillycha and other lands in Llangevelach 1736; admission in the Court of the Manor of Clase Llangevelach of Thomas Lott to a messuage and lands called Tir Griffith Rough (on surrender of John Morris of Swansea esq.) 1769; copy of 99 year lease: Robert Whithear of Loughor, gent to Benjamin Oakey of Swansea, tobacconist, of a messuage in Green Dragon Lane, Swansea 1773; letter describing the property in Green Dragon Lane, then divided into 2 houses 1830; letter from C. Whithear to Professor D.B. Quinn relating to the Green Dragon Lane lease and property 1956; genealogical notes on the Mathew family in Ireland c1750.

Administrative / Biographical History

Collected documents of Professor D.B. Quinn, Emeritus Professor of Modern History, School of History, Liverpool University. The material primarily concerns property in Green Dragon Lane, Llangevelach which was apparently eventually sold to Mr James Green c1826 and was the site of the Green Dragon Inn.

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