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Ffosrhydgaled estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 FFOSRHYD

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Ffosrhydgaled Estate Records

Short Title: Ffosrhydgaled estate, records

Creation date(s): 1733-1920

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 145 items

Name of creator(s): Ffosrhydgaled Estate


Administrative/Biographical history: In 1753 James Lloyd of Mabws, Cardiganshire, conveyed Ffosrhydgaled to John Davies of the town of Cardigan. The estate subsequently passed to Morris Davies (d. 1835) who ran several businesses in Trefechan, Aberystwyth. On his death, the Ffosrhydgaled estate passed to his nephew, James Davies. He was succeeded by his only son, Morris Davies (b. 1843), whose eldest son was James George Morris Davies (b. 1879). In 1873 the estate measured 749 acres yielding a rental of £716 a year.


Scope and content/abstract: Redords, mainly deeds, of the Ffosrhydgaled estate, mostly in the parish of Llanychaearn, Cardiganshire, and Aberystwyth, 1733-1920.


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 accessed online 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: Deposited by Mr J. G. Morris-Davies, Aberystwyth, in August 1934.


Related material: Further papers are NLW MSS 13870-13879 and in NLW, Roberts & Evans (uncatalogued)


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Ffosrhydgaled Estate Records; 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: October 2002

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