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Touchet Davies Trust Deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0212 D/PCO

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Touchet Davies Trust Deeds

Short Title: Touchet Davies Trust Deeds

Creation date(s): 1824-1888

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: -

Name of creator(s): Peake and Co


Administrative/Biographical history: The Touchet Davies Trust was set up for the benefit of the family of Henry Touchet Davies, who had been a beneficiary under the will of his aunt, Sarah Stephens. Sarah was the widow of Andrew Stephens, of Keerpoy, in the province of Bengal, India, and she owend various properties in Cardiganshire, principally the Lloyd Jack estate, Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire. John Touchet of Broomhouse, Manchester was appointed as one of the executors of the will. Henry Touchet Davies, Esq., was formerly of Aberaeron, Cardiganshire and late of Henley in Arden, Warwickshire. A trust was set between John Hastings Touchet of Holne Court, Ashburton, Devon, with Henry Richard Bowen Touchet Davies (d. 1865), of Islington, Middlesex, and his wife, Emma, from the sale of the Lloyd Jack Estate in Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire, and of Gway y Cwm in Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire. After the death of her husband, Emma secured a share in the estate of Sarah Stephens, assigned to Mrs. Emma Swalthy Laundon (nee Touchet Davies) of 22 Burton Crescent, Middlesex.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents from Carmarthenshire, 1824-1864 and the Touchet Davies Trust, 1832-1888.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by year of deposition.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Ceredigion Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Peake and Co., 6/7 Bedford Row, London ,WClR 4DQ. 10th November 1977.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Peake & Co.: Touchet Davies Trust (D/PCO) (viewed 7 November 2003).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003

Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Touchet Davies Trust

Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Llanfihangel Ystrad (Wales)
Pencarreg (Wales)

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