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National Library of Wales
Jenkins, John, collection of Neath and Cilybebyll deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JOHINS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: John Jenkins Collection of Neath and Cilybebyll Deeds

Short Title: Jenkins, John, collection of Neath and Cilybebyll deeds

Creation date(s): 1546-1933

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.09 cubic metres (7 boxes, 1 envelope, 3 rolls, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): John Jenkins

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Jenkins (d.1953) was born in Resolven, and lived in Neath, both in Glamorgan. He was a mineral surveyor and estate agent, as well as an antiquarian. He was particularly interested in the manors of Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll, Glamorgan, and in the family of Herbert.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers collected by John Jenkins, mainly records of the manors of Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll, Glamorgan, 1632-1831; and deeds relating to Glamorgan and Brecknockshire, 1546-1933.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: manuscripts (relating to the history and literature of the Neath area); records of the manors of Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll; deeds; and printed books.

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 regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs A. J. Jenkins, in 1955.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further material relating to these estates is in NLW, Cilybebyll, and NLW, Map Collections.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The deeds pre-date the life of the collector, John Jenkins.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of John Jenkins Collection of Neath and Cilybebyll Deeds

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Breconshire
Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Manorial courts | Wales | Glamorgan
Manors | Wales | Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll

Personal names

Corporate names
Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll Manor (Wales)

Places
Breconshire (Wales)
Cilybebyll (Wales)
Glamorgan (Wales)

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