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Jeffreys and Powell, Brecon, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JEFELL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Jeffreys and Powell, Brecon, Deeds

Short Title: Jeffreys and Powell, Brecon, deeds

Creation date(s): 1557-1939

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Jeffreys and Powell, Brecon.


Administrative/Biographical history: Jeffreys and Powell is a firm of solicitors in Brecon.


Scope and content/abstract: Title deeds and other documents of depositor's clients, 1557-1939, relating to properties in Brecknockshire, 1557-1939, in particular to the Little Bell, Brecon, 1759-1883, and to the Pant Griffith estate, Merthyr Cynog, 1705-1856; in Glamorgan, 1731-1920, including the Court Rhyd-hir estate, 1731-1920; and in Radnorshire, 1639-1800, Monmouthshire, 1756-1834, and Herefordshire, 1557-1763.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into ten groups by date of deposit. All are mainly arranged chronologically with the exception of the sixth and tenth groups, which are arranged by parish. Groups three and four, and groups eight and nine, have been listed together.

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.

Physical characteristics: A few deeds are damaged by damp.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogues are available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogues are available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Messrs Jeffreys & Powell, solicitors, Brecon, 1958-1970.


Related material: Further papers of Jeffreys and Powell are Powys County Archives Service, B/D/JPO.


Note: Title supplied from donor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Jeffreys and Powell Deeds.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Deeds | England | Herefordshire
Deeds | Wales | Glamorgan
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Deeds | Wales | Radnorshire
Solicitors | Wales | Brecon | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Court Rhyd-hir Estate (Wales)
Glan Wysg Estate
Jeffreys and Powell, | solicitors
Pant Griffith Estate (Wales)

Breconshire (Wales)
Cadoxton-Juxta-Neath (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Glamorgan (Wales)
Herefordshire (England)
Llanelly (Monmouthshire, Wales)
Merthyr Cynog (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Radnorshire (Wales)

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