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Probyn deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 PROBYN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Probyn Deeds

Short Title: Probyn deeds

Creation date(s): 1547-1788

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 34 items

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: During the 17th and 18th centuries Eastlake in the parish of Amroth, Pembrokeshire, was the residence of the Howell family. Following the death of John Howells in 1778, Eastlake was owned by Edmund Probin.
The Lloyd family resided at Clochfaen, which is situated near Llangurig, Montgomeryshire. The relationship between the two estates has not been established.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1547-1788, relating mainly to the family of Howell of Eastlake, parish of Amroth, Pembrokeshire, 17 cent., and Lloyd of Clochfaen, Montgomeryshire, 18 cent.


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: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW. An online catalogue can be accessed from


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to NLW have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are no expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Roland Austin, Gloucester, in 1940.



Note: Title supplied from source of deposits

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Probyn Deeds; Jones, Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their families (Newport, 1996); Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (London, 2 vols, 1872), vol. II.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2002

Howell family, | of Eastlake, Amroth | Archives
Lloyd family, | of Clochfaen | Archives

Personal names
Howell family , of Eastlake , Amroth
Lloyd family , of Clochfaen

Corporate names


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