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Morgan Richardson, solicitors, collection

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MORSON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Morgan Richardson Solicitors Collection

Short Title: Morgan Richardson, solicitors, collection

Creation date(s): 1560-1925

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.928 cubic metres(32 boxes, 1 bundle)

Name of creator(s): Morgan Richardson, solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: The firm of solicitors represented by Messrs Morgan and Richardson had been established in Cardigan since the early 19th century at the latest, at which time it was headed by a Lewis Evans.


Scope and content/abstract: Records from the office of Morgan & Richardson, solicitors, Cardigan, 1560-1925, comprisng the papers of the following major clients: Lort-Phillips of Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, 1560-1925; Lewes, Parry and Tyler families of Gernos, Cardiganshire, 1564-1920; Saunders Davies of Pentre, Pembrokeshire, 1575-1908; Thomas and Beynon of Llanfair and Dôl-llan and Beynon of Llaethliw, Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire, 1761-1908; Vaughan and Millingchamp of Plas Llangoedmor, Cardiganshire, 1670-1922; the Pigeonsford estate, Cardiganshire, 1762-1838; the Brynog estate, Cardiganshire, 1769-1920; and the Posty estate, Pembrokeshire, 1784-1866, together with family papers of the Morgan family, solicitors, 1595-1919.


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into fourteen series: miscellaneous volumes; clients's records, including Lort Phillips deeds and documents; Gernos deeds and documents; Saunders Davies (Pentre) deeds and documents; Llanfair deeds and documents; Plas Llangoedmor deeds and documents; Morgan of Cardigan deeds and documents; Henry Davies of Mullock deeds; Pigeonsford deeds; Brynog deeds; Posty deeds; miscellaneous deeds; miscellanea other than deeds; and miscellanea, including deeds.

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. An online 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: Deposited by Morgan Richardson, solicitors, between 1935 and 1960.


Related material: Further records relating to the Lawrenny estate and to the Saunders Davies family of Pentre are Pembrokeshire Record Office, D/PEN and D/LAW; further papers relating to Plas Llangoedmor estate are National Library of Wales, Plas Llangoedmor Deeds and Documents.


Note: Title based on name of creator

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Morgan Richardson Solicitors Collection.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2002

Beynon family, | of Llaethliw | Archives
Brynog Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Dôl-llan Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Estate administration | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Estate administration | Wales | Ceredigion
Estate administration | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Gernos Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Law firms | Wales | Cardigan
Lawrenny Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Lewes family, | of Gernos | Archives
Llaethliw Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Llanfair Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Lort Phillips family, | of Lawrenny | Archives
Millingchamp family, | of Plas Llangoedmor | Archives
Morgan & Richardson | Archives
Parry family, | of Gernos | Archives
Pentre Estate (Pembrokeshire, Wales) | Records and correspondence
Pigeonsford Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Plas Llangoedmor Estate (Llangoedmor, Wales) | Records and correspondence
Posty Estate (Pembrokeshire, Wales) | Records and correspondence
Price family, | of Pigeonsford | Archives
Saunders-Davies family, | of Pentre, Pembrokeshire | Archives
Thomas family, | of Llanfair, Dôl-llan and Llaethliw | Archives
Tyler family, | of Gernos | Archives
Vaughan family, | of Brynog | Archives
Vaughan family, | of Plas Llangoedmor | Archives

Personal names
Beynon family , of Llaethliw
Lewes family , of Gernos
Lort Phillips family , of Lawrenny
Millingchamp family , of Plas Llangoedmor
Morgan , Thomas , d. 1879
Parry family , of Gernos
Price family , of Pigeonsford
Saunders-Davies family , of Pentre , Pembrokeshire
Thomas family , of Llanfair , Dôl-llan and Llaethliw
Tyler family , of Gernos
Vaughan family , of Brynog
Vaughan family , of Plas Llangoedmor

Corporate names
Brynog Estate (Wales)
Dôl-llan Estate (Wales)
Gernos Estate (Wales)
Lawrenny Estate (Wales)
Llaethliw Estate (Wales)
Llanfair Estate (Wales)
Morgan & Richardson
Pentre Estate (Pembrokeshire, Wales)
Pigeonsford Estate (Wales)
Plas Llangoedmor Estate (Wales)
Posty Estate (Pembrokeshire, Wales)


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