Morgan and Rake families of Wenvoe and Cardiff papers

Scope and Content

School exercise books, [c. 1850]-1853; papers relating to Morgan family, including lease, tenancy agreement, death certificates and wills, 1879-1949; papers relating to Rake family, including a letter from America, 1778-1832; and letters from John Lewis Thomas to Augustus Morgan, 1920-1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Morgan family owned lands at Wenvoe, Glamorgan. Augustus Morgan (fl. 1920) corresponded with John Lewis Thomas of Winnipeg, Canada. The Rake family were from Marnhull, Dorset, and Cardiff, Glamorgan.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1966


Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

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Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply


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