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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Thomas, A., collection of Iscoed estate papers

Reference code(s): GB 0211 ATHOMAS

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: A. Thomas Collection

Short Title: Thomas, A., collection of Iscoed estate papers

Creation date(s): 1856-1872

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 5 items

Name of creator(s): Iscoed estate, Picton; John Picton

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Iscoed estate in the parish of St Ishmael, Carmarthenshire, was occupied by the Picton family from the early 19th century after it had been bought by General Sir Thomas Picton from Sir John Bell William Mansel. Iscoed was the seat for several generations of the Picton family until 1917, when it was sold.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Iscoed estate, 1856-1872, including estate account books, 1856-1872; and letters of John Picton, [late 19th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: No restrictions

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

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Miss A. Thomas, Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, 1962.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records of the Picton family are National Library of Wales, Picton Family papers. Further material relating to the Iscoed estate is Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Mansel Deeds and Documents.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Small Collections, L-Z; Jones, Major Francis, Historic Houses of Carmarthenshire and Their Families (Newport, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Estate administration | Wales | St Ishmael

Personal names
Picton , John , d. 1883
Picton family , of Poyston and Iscoed

Corporate names
Iscoed Estate (Wales)

Places
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
St Ishmael (Wales)

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