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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Newton Estate And Bowlas and Child families Archives

Reference code(s): GB 0213 D/RTP/NEW

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Newton Estate And Bowlas and Child families Archives

Short Title: Newton Estate And Bowlas and Child families Archives

Creation date(s): 1475-1872

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Newton Estate of Llanstadwell

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Newton, in the parish of Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire, was once the residence of the Craddock family; they were succeeded by the Bowlas family, from about 1554-1795. The property was left to Lewis Child by the will of Samuel Bowlas in 1794. Elizabeth Bowlas Child left the estate to her sister Jane Child. The Newton Estate included several farms in Llanstadwell parish, including Watwerstoen and Newton Noyes. It was sold in 1871.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Title deeds and estate papers of the Newton estate, Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire, comprising: Newton house, 1554-1867; Newton Noyes, 1797-1859; Sunny Hill, 1835-1850; Waterstone, 1755-1863; Rectory of Llandstadwell, 1611-1871; other properties, 1475-1862; personal papers, 1790-1856; and wills, settlements and related papers, 1609-1872.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: title deeds; wills, settlements and related papers; estate papers; other properties; and personal papers.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The estate papers came into the possession of Messrs. R. T. P. Williams, Solicitors, Haverfordwest.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Messrs. R. T. P. Williams, Solicitors.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Newton Estate And Bowlas and Child families Archives catalogue; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales, (London, 2000); The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940, (London, 1959); Jones, Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their Families, (Newport, 1996).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Bowlas family | Archives
Child family | Archives
Deeds | Wales | Llanstadwell
Estate administration | Wales | Llanstadwell
Newton Estate, of Llanstadwell (Wales) | Archives

Personal names
Bowlas family , of Newton
Child family , of Newton

Corporate names
Newton Estate (Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire, Wales)

Places
Llanstadwell (Wales)
Newton (Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire, Wales)

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