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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
British Records Association collection of Carmarthenshire deeds and documents

Reference code(s): GB 0211 BRA 1

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: British Records Association/Carmarthenshire Deeds and Documents

Short Title: British Records Association collection of Carmarthenshire deeds and documents

Creation date(s): 1419-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): British Records Association


Administrative/Biographical history: The British Records Association collects records from various sources, mostly London solicitors' offices; most of the parishes in Carmarthenshire are covered, and notable collections cover the Mansell family, Llanfihangel Cil-y-cwm, Llansteffan and Plas Llansteffan, the Church Benefit Society, Lletherllesty/Llethr Llestri, the Lavallin Estate and Berehaven Mines, co Cork, the Puxley family and the Price family of Glangwili.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents of various Carmarthenshire parishes, 1419-1979; the Mansell family, 1582-1854; Cil-y-cwm, 1669-1837; Llanstephan estate, 1419-1887; Church Benefit Society papers, 1929-1934; Puxley of Lletherllesty, Carmarthenshire and Dunboy Castle, Cork, 1602-1910; Pakenham marriage settlement, 1894-1907; and Price of Glangwili, 1845-1914. Also deeds and documents relating to properties in Carmarthen, 1797-1904, mainly in King Street and Spilman Street; Llanelli, 1650-1875; Llangadog, [late 19th century]; Llandeilo Fawr, [n.d]; Llansadwrn, 1709-1835; Myddfai, 1734-1751; Llandovery, 1787-[1940]; Llanfynydd, 1817-1857; Trimsaran Estate map and Schedule, 1809; and copy marriage settlement of George Rice and Cecil Talbot, 1756.


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into year deposited

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Carmarthenshire Archive Service. Further details about manorial records within the archive can be accessed from the Manorial Documents Register.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archive Service have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by British Records Association between 14th March 1961 and 20 April 1999


Related material: The schedule of the Penington MSS should also be consulted when referring to the Cil-y-cwm documents.


Note: Title supplied from source of deposit.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description:Carmarthenshire Record Office, British Records Association 1; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991); Puxley of Dunboy (, viewed 3 October 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2003

Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Estate administration | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Mansel family, | of Muddlescwm | Archives
Price family, | of Glangwili | Archives
Puxley family, | of Lletherllesty | Archives

Personal names
Lloyd family , of Plas Llansteffan
Mansel family , of Margam
Mansel family , of Muddlescwm
Mansel family , of Pembrokeshire
Meares family , of Llansteffan
Pakenham family , of Alconbury
Price family , of Glangwili
Puxley family , of Dunboy Castle (Cork)
Puxley family , of Lletherllesty (Carmarthenshire)

Corporate names
Church Benefit Society (Carmarthenshire, Wales)

Alconbury (England)
Cambridgeshire (England)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Cil-y-cwm (Wales)
Cork (Ireland)
Glamorgan (Wales)
Glan-Gwili (Wales)
Llanddarog (Wales)
Llansteffan (Carmarthenshire, Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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