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Glamorgan Archives
New House Estate, Llanishen, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DMTH

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: New House Estate, Llanishen, deeds

Short Title: New House Estate, Llanishen, deeds

Creation date(s): 1598-1925

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.26 cubic metres (c. 365 items)

Name of creator(s): New House estate, Llanishen


Administrative/Biographical history: The New House estate descended in the male line from Thomas Lewis (d 1764) of New House, Llanishen, Glamorgan, eldest son by the second marriage of Thomas Lewis of Llanishen, until John Lewis of New House died without issue in 1850, the estate passing to his wife Margaret, who sold the estate to Wyndham William Lewis. Wyndham William Lewis (b. 1827) of the Heath, Cardiff, was the grandson of the Rev. Wyndham Lewis of New House. Wyndham William Lewis's daughter, Charlotte Eleanor Wyndham, co-heiress of the New House estate, married Colonel William Murray Threipland (1866-1942), formerly of Fingask Castle, Scotland, which he sold, and of Dale, Toftingall and Pennyland, also in Scotland, which he transferred by deed of gift to his son Major Patrick Wyndham Murray Threipland. Their son, Major Patrick Wyndham Murray Threipland (1904-1963) was joint owner of New House with his mother. According to the 1873 return of owners of land, the late Wyndham William Lewis of The Heath, Glamorgan, owned 3,655 acres, all in Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, with an annual rental of £7,172 .


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds of the New House, Llanishen, estate, 1649-1925, mainly in Llandaff, Whitchurch and Llanishen, Glamorgan, and of the Troedyrhiw estate, Merthyr Tydfil, 1598-1851. DMTH/403-406 are records relating to the Marriage Settlement of Charlotte Eleanor Wyndham Lewis and Wm. Murray Threipland, and conveyance to trustees, 1899.


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Information to be supplied.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further papers relating to the Bosanquet are Gwent Record Office, D2184A; National Library of Wales MSS 5261-5275; Manchester University: Methodist Archives and Research Centre, MAM; Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, D/EX38; Essex Record Office, D/DBq; Waltham Forest Archives and Local Studies Library, VI, W 35.22; and Herefordshire Record Office, A82.


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); Burke's Landed Gentry, vol. III, (London, 1972), Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales, vol. II (London, 1872); Burke's Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. I (London, 1846); James, Brian, 'The Great Landowners of Wales in 1873', National Library of Wales Journal, XIV (1965-6).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2002

Deeds | Wales | Llanishen (Cardiff)
New House Estate (Wales) | Archives

Personal names
Lewis , Wyndham , Rev.
Murray Threipland family , of New House

Corporate names
New House Estate (Wales)
Troedyrhiw Estate (Wales)

Llandaff (Wales)
Llanishen (Cardiff, Wales)
Merthyr Tydfil (Wales)
Whitchurch (Cardiff, Wales)

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