Llanarth Court estate mortgage

Scope and Content

Deeds relating to the mortgage of the Llanarth estate, Monmouthshire, 1873-1898, together with counsel's opinions.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Arthur Jones (1818-1895) of Llanarth, Monmouthshire, obtained royal licence in 1848 for himself and his brothers and sisters to assume the surname of Herbert in lieu of Jones, being the senior existing branch of the house of Herbert. In 1846 he married Augusta Hall, the only surviving child and heir of Lord Llanover. Their eldest son, Major-General Sir Ivor John Caradoc Herbert (1851-1934), became Baron Treowen in 1917. He married Albertina, daughter of Albert, lord Londesborough, the second son of Henry, 1st marquis Conyngham, and had a son, Elydyr John Bernard Herbert (b. 1881).


Not known.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Gift. It is Gwent Record Office's policy to withold information about donors or depositors in view of possible misuse.


Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Bradney, Joseph, Sir, A History of Monmouthshire (London, 1992 facsimile ed.), vol. 1, part 2b.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers are National Library of Wales, Kyrle Fletcher (Second Group).

Geographical Names