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Lewis family of Trelewis, Gelligaer, records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX946

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Lewis family of Bontnewydd, Gelligaer, records

Short Title: Lewis family of Trelewis, Gelligaer, records

Creation date(s): 1601-1928

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (9 parchment, 46 papers)

Name of creator(s): Lewis family of Bontnewydd, Gelligaer

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: On the 1841 tithe map and apportionment for Gelligaer, Bontnewydd is recorded as a 60 acre farm in the possession of Daniel Lewis. During the nineteenth century, this area became known as Trelewis, a small mining community which depended for employment on the neighbouring Deep Navigation Colliery. In the 1891 Kelly's Directory for Monmouthshire and South Wales, Bontnewydd House is the residence of William Lewis, farmer, landowner and colliery owner.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and related family papers of the Lewis family of Bontnewydd (Trelewis), Gelligaer, 1601-1928

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office via the Gwent Record Office by a private individual, 1998

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids, Trelewis Primary School website (www.angliacampus.com) viewed 14 January 2005, Kelly's Trade Directory for Monmouthshire and South Wales 1891

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Gelligaer

Personal names
Lewis family , of Bontnewydd

Corporate names

Places
Gelligaer (Wales)
Trelewis (Wales)

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