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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Brunel White collection of Oakley family deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0211 BRUWHI

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: Brunel White Collection of Carmarthenshire Deeds

Short Title: Brunel White collection of Oakley family deeds

Creation date(s): 1673-1891 (accumulated [20th century])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 53 items

Name of creator(s): Oakley family of Carmarthen; Evans family of Towy Castle and Cwmcloch


Administrative/Biographical history: John Oakley (died c. 1712) was an alderman of the county borough of Carmarthen. He was succeeded by his grandson, John Oakley (fl. 1712-1734). They had dealings with the Rev. Henry Rogers (fl. 1708-1734), rector of Trefilan and later Llanfihangel Ystrad parishes, Cardiganshire. William Evans (died c. 1833) of Towy Castle was vicar of Llandyfaelog and in 1794 married Mary Lewis, daughter of Rees and Elizabeth Lewis of Cwmcloch, Tre-lech a'r Betws. Towy Castle was inherited by his grandson, William Rees Evans (fl. [1820]-1852), who later moved to Cwmcloch.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents, 1673-1891, including deeds of the Oakley family of Carmarthen and others, 1673-1818, relating to properties in the county borough of Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, and the parish of Trefilan, Cardiganshire; deeds of the Towy Castle and Cwmcloch estates, 1769-1886, relating to properties in Tre-lech a'r Betws, Llanwinio, Llandyfaelog, Llangyndeyrn and Abergwili.


Language/scripts of material: English, one document is in Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Not known

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by D. M. Brunel White, Newcastle Emlyn, 1968.



Note: Title supplied from name of depositor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Brunel White Deeds and Documents; Jones, Francis, Historic Carmarthenshire Homes and their Families (Newport, Pembrokeshire, 1997).

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
Evans family, | of Towy Castle and Cwmcloch | Archives
Oakley family, | of Carmarthen | Archives

Personal names
Evans family , of Towy Castle and Cwmcloch
Oakley family , of Carmarthen

Corporate names
Towy Castle Estate (Wales)

Abergwili (Wales)
Carmarthen (Wales)
Cwmcloch (Wales)
Llandyfaelog (Wales)
Llanwinio (Wales)
Trefilan (Wales)
Trelech-a’r-Bettws (Carmarthenshire, Wales)

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