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National Library of Wales
Henblas estate, Llanwnnog, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HENBLAS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Henblas (Llanwnnog) Papers

Short Title: Henblas estate, Llanwnnog, papers

Creation date(s): 1611, 1700-1933

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 76 items

Name of creator(s): Henblas estate, Montgomeryshire


Administrative/Biographical history: No information supplied


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Jones family of Henblas, in the parish of Llanwnnog, Montgomeryshire, including deeds, 1611-1827, copy and draft wills and miscellaneous documents and letters, 1862-1933, veterinary recipes, 1809-20 cent., log book of the Llanwnnog National School, 1863-1876, and memoranda book kept by John Jones relating to his office as petty constable of the township of Pencoed in the parish of Llanwyddelan, 1809-1821.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: The 1987 donation is arranged into three groups: manuscript volumes (nos 1-8); deeds (9-14); and miscellaneous documents and correspondence (15-71). The 1989 and 1993 donations have been added to the end of the 1987 collection (nos 72-73 and 74-76).

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogues, in NLW Minor Lists and Summaries 1987, pp. 50-51, 1990, p. 39, and 1994, p. 28, are available at NLW and HMC. Both can be accessed on-line from


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at NLW have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated to NLW by Mrs Kathleen Edfryn Jones of Caersws in January 1987 and November 1989, and by Mrs H. Noel Jerman of Kerry in June 1993.


Related material: Sales catalogues, 1877-1917, are NLW, Map Collections, Sale Catalogues, Mont., 276.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Catalogues of Henblas (Llanwnnog) Papers in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1987, 1990, 1994.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2001

Constables | Wales | Llanwyddelan
Llanwnnog National School | Records and correspondence
Schools | Records and correspondence
Schools | Wales | Llanwnog

Personal names
Jones , John , of Henblas
Jones family , of Henblas

Corporate names
Henblas Estate (Montgomeryshire, Wales)
Llanwnnog National School

Pencoed (Powys, Wales)

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