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Hendrefelen estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HENLEN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Hendrefelen Estate Records

Short Title: Hendrefelen estate, records

Creation date(s): 1546-1885

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Hendrefelen estate


Administrative/Biographical history: William Hughes of Tyglyn acquired the Hendrefelen estate, Cardiganshire, from Charles Lloyd of Maesyfelin 1691. The estate remained in the possession of the Hughes family until the marriage of Elizabeth Hughes (d. 1856) with Captain Francis Thomas Gibb (d. 1881) of Bath. Their son, Francis Griffith Gibb, lived at Greenford Lodge, near Southall, Middlesex.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds relating to the Hendrefelen estate, 1546-1885, in Cardiganshire, Brecon and Manchester, including a faculty from the bishop of St Davids enabling Edward Richard to set up a library at Ystrad Meurig.


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW. An on-line catalogue can be accessed 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 by Mr A. P. Hughes-Gibb of Penshurst, Kent, in 1949.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Jones, Francis, Historic Cardiganshire Homes and their families (Newport, 2000).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2001

Gibb family, | of Hendrefelen | Archives
Hendrefelen Estate (Wales) | Archives
Hughes family, | of Hendrefelen | Archives
Libraries | Wales | Ystrad Meurig

Personal names
Gibb family , of Hendrefelen
Hughes family , of Hendrefelen
Richard , Edward , 1714-1777

Corporate names
Hendrefelen Estate (Wales)


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