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National Library of Wales
Lucas collection of Haverfordwest land agent records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LUCAS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Lucas Collection (Haverfordwest, Land Agents)

Short Title: Lucas collection of Haverfordwest land agent records

Creation date(s): 1398, 1562-1925

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.754 cubic metres(26 boxes)

Name of creator(s): James Thomas & Sons

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Messrs John Harvey & Sons were land agents, surveyors, and valuers in Haverfordwest. Their successors were Messrs James Thomas and Son.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records, mainly 17-20 cent., from the office of Messrs John Harvey & Sons, chiefly relating to the following estates: the estate of the bishops of St Davids, [c. 1615]-1899, including diocesan rentals, 1759-1845, maps and plans, 1760-1870, deeds, correspondence, surveys and terriers, mainly 18-19 cent., and court books and other records of the following manors owned by the diocese in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire: Clas Llangyfelach, 1776-1854, Llandeilo fawr, 1778-1795, Abergwili, 1718-1841, Llangaddock, 1834-1853, Dewisland, 1824-1830, city and suburbs of St Davids, 1824-1829; and papers of the St Davids Archdiaconial Board of Education, 1858-1864; the estate of Lord Kensington mainly in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, including deeds and correspondence, mainly 18-19 cent., accounts, 1750-1835, and rentals, 1761-1808; the estate of the family of Scourfield of New Moat and Williamston, Pembrokeshire, including rentals, 1726-1886; the estate of the family of Barham of Trecwn; the estate of the Brooks of Noyadd, Llannarth, Cardiganshire; and the estate of Captain H.J.P. Thomas in Gadlys, Aberdare, Glamorgan, including the Gadlys Ironworks, 18 cent-1908. The archive also includes papers relating to enclosures in Llanddewi Brefi, Cardiganshire, 1856-1888; papers relating to railways in Carmarthenshire, 19 cent., papers of Gorsgoch Collieries, Cross Hands, Llanarthney, Carmarthenshire, 1860-1872; and papers of The Welsh Black Cattle Society, 1905-1919.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

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: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at NLW and HMC. The catalogue can be acceessed online from http://www.llgc.org.uk:81/index.htm
Further details relating to manorial records within the archive can be accessed on-line from http://www.mdr.nationalarchives.gov.uk/mdr/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr R.K. Lucas, Haverfordwest, in 1940.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers are Pembrokeshire Record Office, D/RKL.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on depositor's name

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Lucas Collection.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2002, revised June 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Barham family, | of Trecwn | Archives
Brooks family, | of Noyadd | Archives
Church lands | Wales | St David's (Diocese)
Church of England. | Diocese of Saint David's | Archives
Coal mines and mining | Wales | Cross Hands
Edwardes family, | Barons Kensington | Archives
Estate administration | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Estate administration | Wales | Ceredigion
Estate administration | Wales | Pembrokeshire
John Harvey & Sons | Archives
Scourfield family, | New Moat, Wales | Archives
Thomas, Hugh James Protheroe, | Sir, | 1879-1924 | Archives
Welsh Black Cattle Society | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Barham family , of Trecwn
Brooks family , of Noyadd
Edwardes family , Barons Kensington
Scourfield family , New Moat , Wales
Thomas , Hugh James Protheroe , 1879-1924

Corporate names
Church of England | Diocese of Saint David's. | Archdiaconal Board of Education
Gorsgoch Collieries
John Harvey & Sons
Welsh Black Cattle Society

Places

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