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Neath Antiquarian Society
James Porter Estate, papers

Reference code(s): NAS JP

Held at: Neath Antiquarian Society

Title: James Porter Estate Papers

Short Title: James Porter Estate, papers

Creation date(s): 1662-1850

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 43 items

Name of creator(s): James Porter estate


Administrative/Biographical history: This small collection of deeds covers two separate properties in Upwell, Norfolk, which eventually came into the possession of the Rev. James Porter (Baptist minister) in the mid 19th century.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds relating to public house and lands at Plawfield, Norfolk 1662-1831; deeds relating to four acres of land at Upwell, Norfolk 1733-1850; wills and other family papers 1710-1841


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into deeds (in date order, by property) and wills and other papers.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in County Hall, Swansea and the Neath Mechanics' Institute. A version of this catalogue is also available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2005


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