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Neath Antiquarian Society
Rheola Estate, papers

Reference code(s): NAS Rh

Held at: Neath Antiquarian Society

Title: Rheola Estate Papers

Short Title: Rheola Estate, papers

Creation date(s): 1816-[c. 1933]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.054 cubic metres (2 archive boxes)

Name of creator(s): Rheola Estate


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rheola Estate was purchased by John Edwards from the Gnoll Estate in 1800, and the lordship of the Manor of Resolven from the Briton Ferry Estate in 1815. The estate included properties in the parishes of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath and Llantwit-juxta-Neath, and in the counties of Breconshire and Carmarthenshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Rentals, 1816-1887; rent collection ledgers, 1854-1881; other ledgers, 1870-[c. 1933]; other papers, 1918-1921; correspondence, 1921-1926; bills and receipts, 1921-1926; wayleave remittances, 1921-1926; assignment licence schedules, 1921-1923


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into rentals and ledgers, correspondence, financial papers, wayleave remittances and assignment licence schedules.

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.

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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: Other papers of the Rheola Estate are held at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.


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: September 2005


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