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Perrott and Richards families, of Gelligaer and Bedwas, deeds and papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX966

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Perrott and Richards families, of Gelligaer and Bedwas, deeds and papers

Short Title: Perrott and Richards families, of Gelligaer and Bedwas, deeds and papers

Creation date(s): 1744-1955

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (68 papers, 31 parchments, 2 booklets, 6 files, 2 volumes, 2 bundles, and 1 plan)

Name of creator(s): Perrott and Richards families

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Perrott and Richards families held land in the parishes of Gelligaer, Eglwysilan, Llanfabon and Merthyr Tydfil, in Glamorgan, including Smith's forge. By the 1790s, the Perrott family had established the Hengoed Estate, based around Hengoed Farm. The Richards family owned Gwernau Ganol and Gwernau Fawr, Bedwas, Monmouthshire. The Jones family lived in Gelligaer.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and papers relating to Hengoed Hall and other property in Gelligaer, 1744-1798; deeds relating to Smith's forge and other property in Gelligaer, 1793-1800; deeds, legal and probate papers relating to the Perrott family, 1834-1947; record of births and deaths of the Jones family of Gelligaer, 1829-1855; and papers of Richards family of Gwernau Ganol and Gwernau Fawr, Bedwas (Monmouthshire), 1853-1955.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Depositor's permission to be sought

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 by a private individual, 1999

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

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 | Bedwas
Deeds | Wales | Gelligaer

Personal names
Perrott family , Gelligaer
Richards family , of Bedwas

Corporate names

Places
Bedwas (Wales)
Gelligaer (Wales)
Llanfabon (Wales)

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