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Glamorgan Archives
Basset of Miskin estate

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXGE24

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Basset of Miskin estate

Short Title: Basset of Miskin estate

Creation date(s): 1756-1778

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.002 cubic metres (1 vol and 3 booklets)

Name of creator(s): Basset family of Miskin


Administrative/Biographical history: William Bassett of Miskin (died 1770), sheriff of Glamorgan 1734, was succeeded by his daughter, Cecil Bassett, his son William having died in 1769. Cecil married Stephen White, a Bristol merchant. Their daughter, Ann White of Miskin married Francis Saunderson of Castle Saunderson, cos.Fermanagh and Cavan, Ireland.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Miskin estate, includes: rentals, 1756-1757, 1777-1778; a memorandum, and an account and copy letter book, 1774-1776.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: fair condition

Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.


Related material: Further records in the Glamorgan Archives include: survey book of William Bassett c.1672-1678, survey book d.1750, and extracts of leases c.1782, DXCU/5.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Clark, George, T., Limbus Patrum Morganiae et Glamorganiae (London, 1886).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2002

Estate administration | Wales | Miskin
Miskin Estate (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Bassett family , of Miskin

Corporate names
Miskin Estate (Wales)

Miskin (Wales)

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