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Neath Antiquarian Society
Ynys-y-gerwn Estate, papers

Reference code(s): NAS Yg

Held at: Neath Antiquarian Society

Title: Ynys-y-gerwn Estate Papers

Short Title: Ynys-y-gerwn Estate, papers

Creation date(s): 1739-1818

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 12 items

Name of creator(s): Ynys-y-gerwn Estate


Administrative/Biographical history: The estate consisted of a sizeable land holding in the parishes of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath and Llantwit-juxta-Neath, and from the 17th century was the property of the Llewellyn family, who were related to the Williams family of Dyffryn. One of the family, John Llewellyn, inherited the Penlle'rgaer Estate from his cousin, Griffith Price. The estate passed after his death to his daughter Mary who married Lewis Weston Dillwyn in 1817. Their descendants took the name Dillwyn-Llewellyn.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds 1739-1794; legal papers 1742-1818.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into deeds and legal 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.


Related material: The bulk of the archive relating to the Ynys-y-gerwn and Penlle'rgaer Estates is at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth (Penlle'rgaer Mss.)


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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